Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Molotov destroys Wal-Mart forklift -- Vineland, NJ

Police seek the public's help to identify whoever used a homemade explosive to destroy a forklift at Walmart Supercenter.

City police and firefighters responded to the West Landis Avenue store at 12:51 a.m. Sunday. The forklift was outside at the rear of the building, and firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Police reported Monday a "homemade Molotov cocktail" was placed on the forklift's propane tank and ignited. The explosion destroyed the forklift, which was valued at $25,000.

The building was not damaged and no injuries were reported, police said.
A Walmart manager declined to comment Monday.


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