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DIESEL and HEATING OIL – Know Your Levels

Your North Torridge Coastal Policing Team would like to pass on some simple tips for security surrounding Diesel and Heating oil tanks.

Crime prevention for HEATING OILTANKS

  • Weekly checks, or more often as wished, should be undertaken on fuel TANK Levels. KNOW YOUR LEVELS.
  • Making sure, that access to areas where OIL TANKS are situated are secure with OIL TANK Cap’s being padlocked down / locked if possible. Gated areas and garaged fuel stores also being secure.
  • If at all possible, any areas that house OIL TANKS to have some type of security lighting in place. And if possible and affordable CCTV to overlook yards and outbuildings.
  • CCTV signs to be placed.
  • Making sure that you have ordered the correct amount of OIL needed and you have recorded levels.

Please, if anyone has information regarding heating oil and or fuel incidents.

Please use 101 general enquiries

Or 999 for emergency Quoting or as incidents occur.


PCSO 30336 John McGovern

                               PCSO 30674 Liz RENDLE

                             North Torridge coastal team



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