Giants fans celebrate by setting couch on fire and throwing bottles at police cars

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in a thrilling Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, 3-2.

The Giants, once again, were flawless defensively and they utilized good situational hitting to squeak out a hard-fought win. Madison Bumgarner entered the game in the fifth inning and did what he’s done all postseason—get guys out without giving up any runs—and his ERA for the series dipped to an otherworldly 0.25.

Giants fans are out in full force celebrating the big win. But things are quickly taking a turn for the worse and are becoming less festive, and more riot-like. So far, fans have set a couch on fire, thrown bottles at police, danced on buses and lit fireworks.

Let’s check in on all the action currently taking place in the Mission District.

It began as one ‘giant’ party on Market Street.

Fans were then told to get out of the roadway and were relegated to the sidewalk, so they began throwing bottles at police cars.
…Which prompted police to take things one step further and call in the riot squad.

Rioters somehow managed to get their hands on a couch, which they, of course, set on fire.

Giants fans have had plenty of practice celebrating. Their team has now won three World Series titles in five years.

[Twitter: @AnthonyQuintano and @SFKale]

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