Not Exactly a Boy Scout
Current mood: wildfire
Category: wildfire Automotive
I never got past Cub Scouts (what the heck is a Webelo, anyway?), but I
did pick up that "Be Prepared" thing. There mighta been something
in the book about "don't steal gas", too, but just in case they skipped
- gas can, check.
- siphon tube, check.
- flashlight... oh, shoot. Well, at least I've got my lighter!
the Boy Scout manual editors probably didn't think it necessary
to include, "DON'T STRIKE A LIGHTER OVER THE NOZZLE OF A HALF
FULL GAS CAN"!
"Police: Man Burned While Using Lighter To Siphon Gas"
(with video report - showing the vehicle damage and what's left of the gas can!)
said the man lives in Wauzeka and was visiting friends. But when he
went to drive home early Saturday morning he didn't have enough gas and
attempted to siphon some from the van into his SUV, with help from a
Police said when he couldn't see how much was in the container, he used a lighter to check.
A blast of fire burned his hands. Neighbors called police.
Police said he and the woman were found a short time later in a store parking lot.
He was arrested on charges of theft and negligent use of burning materials.
She was referred to authorities for being party to theft."
By Sonata Arctica
Release date: By 2004-11-01
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