Rampant law-breakers show total disregard for Swedish engineering excellence
ARSONISTS in Devon found another use for a Volvo earlier this week, when they used stolen one to set fire to a speed camera.
Emergency services were called to Peverell, Devon, in the ealry hours of Monday morning after a blue Volvo 740 had been parked directly below a speed camera and set alight.
It's reported arsonists stacked tyres on top of the car to really get things going.
Local firefighters extinguished the blaze, which completely destroyed the car and melted the camera.
Alan Mobbs, a spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police:
"This was extremely dangerous when you consider the fuel in the vehicle and the electrics inside the speed camera," Mr Mobbs said.
"The fire could have easily spread and created an even more dangerous scenario."
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 10:04
A fitting tribute to both volvo and gatso
I feel the same
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 10:45
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 10:58
very dangerous !!!!! fire might not have taken at all
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 12:35
Bit extreme , volvo 's arn't that bad!!!!!
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 15:20
A terrible display of todays society and the lows to which they have fallen.
How any of you could condone such an act is beyoned me.
I ask the culprits to make themselves known to us all so that we may all buy them a round of drinks and ask them to keep up the good work - roll out the idea nationally maybe???
Posted: 11/09/2009 at 16:22
Posted: 12/09/2009 at 04:58
Posted: 12/09/2009 at 09:27
Some little scroats nicks a car.....
its resulted in one less volvo on the road
1 less speed camera
I think its a good thing, but should we lock them up for theft or give them a medal for public service
Posted: 12/09/2009 at 13:32
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