Nottingham - A packed court has heard how two Nottingham pagans used an ancient 'skyclad' rite as a bit of an excuse for a spot of naked romping around a makeshift indoor fire.
The Meadows residents Mr A Mughal and Mr T Williams shed their inhibitions and set their clothing alight along with other bad vibe objects in a classic banishing ritual.
Worried neighbors heard weird 'come on baby, light my fire' and 'burn, baby, burn!' chanting and dialled 999 as pungent fumes began wafting out of No 69 Pratts Bottom Close.
Today a judge at Nottingham Assizes sentenced the pair to 120 hours of community service after hearing their guilty plea to unintentional fire-raising.
Lifting reporting restrictions Judge Dredd said unsubstantiated reports that one of the defendants 'might be an infamous Spoof writer' and Nottingham satire specialist as 'purely speculative'.
A spokesperson for esteemed writer Inchcock, scourge of Nottingham humbug and other stuff, said "WTF?" this afternoon.
So that clears up that one, innit.