Stories are continuing to circulate in the press about oil theft, not surprising when the increasing value of home heating oil is making it an enticing prospect to resell. Typically, thieves drill tanks to get the oil or siphon it, so it pays to take measures against having your oil stolen. We featured a news story on home heating oil thefts only recently that advised precautions to making sure that your oil was protected.
The East Midlands and Midlands areas have a higher incidence of reported thefts, according so oiltheftwatch.org, so please be vigilant.
Anyone who has information about thieves who steal heating oil from homes or know anyone who is selling selling oil, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, without giving your name or other identification.