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Filling diesel containers at service stations
3 weeks ago

Filling diesel containers at service stations

By  •  Safety

There have been a surprising number of recent enquiries about the filling of containers with diesel from retail service station fuel dispensers.

These enquiries appear to be attributable to industry …
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Teens charged after allegedly storming 7-Eleven armed with knives
4 weeks ago

Teens charged after allegedly storming 7-Eleven armed with knives

A 14-year-old boy is among six people charged over the alleged armed robbery of a service station in Queensland.

Before 4am today, police allege four teenagers with their …
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Gold Coast firefighters fight gas leak at servo on southern end
4 weeks ago

Gold Coast firefighters fight gas leak at servo on southern end

FIREFIGHTERS are working to contain a gas leak at a service station on the southern Gold Coast.

Emergency services were first told of the LPG gas leak at Currumbin at …
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Driver dies after collision with LPG tanker leads to huge blaze in Tyabb
2 months ago

Driver dies after collision with LPG tanker leads to huge blaze in Tyabb

One man has died in a horrifying fiery crash after his car veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with an LPG tanker on the Mornington Peninsula.

The black Mercedes sedan …
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Harassing servo attendant attracts community work
2 months ago

Harassing servo attendant attracts community work

​A CAMPERDOWN man with a long record of offending has been ordered to do 100 hour of community work after harassing a woman service station attendant.

Justin Rotherham, 34, of …
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Knox police start operation to catch serial thieves hitting shops, servos
2 months ago

Knox police start operation to catch serial thieves hitting shops, servos

A GANG of balaclava-wearing thieves is on the run after robbing four businesses, including two Knox service stations and a supermarket, in a week.

Police, who believe the thieves could …
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Shots fired, guns dumped and men on the run after Sydney service station argument
2 months ago

Shots fired, guns dumped and men on the run after Sydney service station argument

Three firearms have been found dumped in a drain following a shootout between two gangs at a carpark in Sydney’s south.

It’s believed a group of men were engaged in …
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Petrol station attendant scared off would-be robber armed with syringe
2 months ago

Petrol station attendant scared off would-be robber armed with syringe

A WOULD-BE robber with a syringe was scared off when a petrol station attendant pulled out a kitchen knife to defend herself.

Makaira Shane Piripi, 28, ran into the United …
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Early morning bowser fire
3 months ago

Early morning bowser fire

POLICE are investigating a suspicious fire that started at a petrol station on Durham Street early Saturday morning.

Chifley Local Area Command duty officer Inspector David Abercrombie said emergency services …
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Boy, 12, charged with armed hold-up of Gold Coast service station
3 months ago

Boy, 12, charged with armed hold-up of Gold Coast service station

A 12-year-old boy has been charged with the armed hold-up of a service station on the Gold Coast.

He allegedly threatened a female worker at the Shell servo in Upper …
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