Dozens of car owners might have purchased contaminated gas from local station

By john.wallace

Mike Posey said he bought gas there Thursday morning and when he drove off, warning signals started popping up on his dashboard.

“I get a call from the driver of Triple A who says, ‘Man, there are cars all up and down the road who got gas at the same gas station. It’s not the fuel pump, it’s the gas,’” Posey said.

The Georgia Department of Agriculture monitors gas stations and a spokesperson said an inspector went to the station, took samples from the pumps and found water in the regular and mid-grade gas.

There were also 6 1/2 inches of water in the underground storage tank.

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