Domestic Heating Fuel Security Advice
As the price of fuel continues to climb, heating oil is becoming a porential target for fuel theft. Some of these criminals are sunning large scale operations that require planning and the pre-identification of tergets, and some cases simply involve opportunistic thief. Either way, an unexpected loss of heating oil, particularly in the winter months, is problematic for a number of reasons.
A standard domestic oil tank could contain hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds worth of oil; therefore it makes good sense for oil tank owners to take reasonabe measures to protect their oil tanks to deter would-be criminals. On top of this is the added inconvenience of having no heating, which can have devastating consequences for the more vulnerable people us such as the elderly.
Heating Oil Security Infographic