Petrol tankers' strike talks

Talks aimed at resolving the fuel tanker drivers dispute are to be held on Wednesday, Acas, announced today.

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'Storing petrol at home is a potential hazard'

North Wales Fire Service is warning people that storingpetrol or other fuels at home presents a potential hazard and should be avoideddue to the risks involved. The advice comes after the UK government encouraged people to stock up on petrol ahead of any potential strike by tanker drivers.

It is an offence to store more than the legal limit of fuel, unless you have a licence issued by the Petroleum Licensing Authority. Petrol is a dangerous substance which, when present can dramatically increase the risk of fire.”

– Gary Brandrick, Senior Operations Manager North Wales Fire and Rescue

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