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10:31 UK time, Wednesday, 24 March 2010

"I've been told it's equivalent to using a firearm" - Commuter Colin Furze on why police say he can't use his specially-adapted flame-throwing scooter on the road.

The 30-year-old plumber kitted out his scooter with a flame-thrower he built in his back garden. The vehicle now shoots out 15ft flames. He says riding it makes him feel like a "secret agent", but the police have told him he cannot use it on the road.

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