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Thread #162370   Message #3863924
Posted By: FreddyHeadey
02-Jul-17 - 03:52 PM
Thread Name: BS: Weapons of mass weed destruction
Subject: RE: BS: Weapons of mass weed destruction
" ... a gardener set a tree, fence and electricity pole alight. ..."

" ... Fire service spokesman Steve Wharton said the aim was to expose weeds to intense heat, thus killing them, but not to ''burn them to a crisp''. ..."


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11137388/Woman-sets-fire-to-electricity-pole-using-blowtorch-on-weeds.html 

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And I've heard of someone who set fire to a leylandii hedge.