Hero tradie stops potential arsonist at Melbourne petrol station
Published on Dec 22, 2016 – Hero tradie stops potential arsonist at Melbourne petrol station,The hero sprung into action when he saw a potential disaster unfolding at a St Albans a service station at 5pm last Wednesday.
CCTV footage shows a man walking up to service station bowser.
He picks up the fuel pump, and holding a cigarette lighter in his right hand, tries to set the bowser alight.
Hero tradesman grabs fire extinguisher and sprays man of African appearance attempting to ‘blow up a PETROL STATION’
A tradesman has been hailed a hero after risking his life to stop a man from potentially blowing up a petrol station.
The customer, of Africa appearance, is captured on CCTV footage entering a St Albans service station in Melbourne at 5pm last Wednesday and allegedly attempting to light the petrol in the bowser with a cigarette lighter.
The man is seen pulling the fuel pump towards him and allegedly attempting to ignite a fire, Seven news reported. But when this fails, he angrily drops the pump in frustration before moving onto a second bowser.