During rag stuffed in fuel pipe


September 7, 2023

Monday morning, Dave Algood, Superior, stepped out the door of his Fifth Street home and headed to his pickup to go to morning coffee as is his custom. To his surprise, he found his truck had been damaged by fire. It appears the fire was started at the mouth of the fuel tank. Fire damage was evident in several places.

An apparent vandalism incident discovered Monday morning in Superior had the potential for serious consequences.

It appears a vandal or vandals opened the door to a parked pickup truck's gasoline tank, stuffed a rag into the filler pipe and started a fire.

The fire melted the plastic filler pipe, ran out of fuel and went out. The fire department did not have to respond to the fire and there was no explosion.

The truck's owner, David Allgood, started to go for coffee about 9 a.m. Monday. As he approached his vehicle, he saw the truck's partially charred fuel door was laying on the ground. He lo...

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