Robert Hampton

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11th December 2005

No Blood for Oil… or something
Posted by at 5.32pm | 2 responses | Uncategorised

This must have been terrifying for those nearby. But at least the motorists have their priorities right.

UPDATE: BBC News 24 has just played a video from two people whose first reaction on seeing the explosion and massive fire was “let’s get really close to it and film it!” — Idiots.

2 Responses
  1. Comment by Seb
    11th December 2005 at 4:55 pm

    My girlfriend lives in Berkhamsted, which is a few miles up the road from Hemel. Her Dad sent her out this morning to fill the car with petrol. Only after queueing for half an hour to get the stuff did she get home to discover it was AIRLINE fuel that had gone up…

  2. Comment by Rob
    11th December 2005 at 11:56 pm

    Silly girl — she should have gone to the fire, filmed two minutes of grainy, low-framerate footage on her mobile phone, and flogged it to Sky News who would then loop it endlessly for the next 12 hours. You’d have been quids in. 🙂