SF's Pink Triangle Holocaust Memorial Charred in Apparent Arson
Over the weekend I wrote about the annual installation of the massive Pink Triangle atop San Francisco's Twin Peaks, meant to commemorate gay victims of the Holocaust.
Early Sunday morning, hours before the city's Gay Pride parade was set to begin, arsonists burned a portion of the triangle: "The blaze was reported at about 5 a.m. near Christmas Tree Point Road and was extinguished about 30 minutes later. A 25-by-30 foot area was damaged, she said."
Authorities now have more information about what started the blaze: "San Francisco police say road flares were used to char a section of the triangle."