photo by Seth Rosenblatt
The Post Yule Pyre is an annual tradition put on by the Friends of the Rootless Forest. After logging the sidewalks of San Francisco for the crop of evergreens that regularly appear this time of year, people gathered on Ocean Beach to give these trees the proper send off on Sunday.
The enormous bonfire roared as it quickly consumed several dozen Christmas trees. Not surprisingly it wasn’t long before the police showed up to shut things down. A few smaller fires were started as people dispersed and it appeared that at least one person was taken into custody, perhaps as a result of the smaller fires.
photo by Max Elman
photo by Jamison Wieser
photo by Ed Hunsinger
There is a good write-up over on Dust and Illusions, and several people have posted photos and videos from the event: