ROCHDALE, England — Crews from Heywood Fire Station, Rochdale, were despatched on one of the busiest nights of the year to two wheelie bin fires on Deeplish Road at around 5.08pm yesterday.
The bins had been ignited by thugs who waited for the firefighters – after they extinguished the blaze, the team saw the group of hooded youths waiting for them and decided to reverse down the road rather than drive towards them.
But as their engine backed up, the group pounced on them and threw bricks at the window – one violent yob comes just yards away from the vehicle and launches a missile at it, smashing the windscreen and rendering it useless for the night.
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Tom KellyMonday, November 05, 2012 11:09:21 AMWTF?
Jake LinebergerMonday, November 05, 2012 3:41:59 PMDumbass thugs nothing like them taking my tax money to support their asses! But wait thats not enough waisted they gotta damage equipment too
Linda ClarkMonday, November 05, 2012 3:44:50 PMI wouldve tried to run them over. watch them run.
Al McCuneMonday, November 05, 2012 3:58:56 PMThere was an 2 1/2 on the apparatus right? lol
Mike MurphyMonday, November 05, 2012 4:10:51 PMRun them over, use deadly force with deadly force.
Mark KnappMonday, November 05, 2012 4:19:12 PMI hope they got arrested.
Michael MaddenMonday, November 05, 2012 4:21:32 PMWait until Romney wins. The trucks will be lit on fire.
Wayland SlaterMonday, November 05, 2012 4:53:08 PMSorry, Mike, but it happened in the UK. People never phase to amaze me. I wonder, how fast they respond to the next fire(s) in that immediate area? Did they think they could take enough axes, brass and other metal that can be sold as scrap? Go figure. I'm sure at least one was found and caught, hopefully by a Fire Brigade member.
Kevin BrownMonday, November 05, 2012 5:21:27 PMRun his ass over.
Robby HubMonday, November 05, 2012 5:41:43 PMDeck gun target practice?