Cause of Tesco fuel pump closures revealed after 'contamination' fears

By john.wallace

 Customers started to complain, and they remain closed while investigations continue.

Tesco says that the incident is an “isolated issue” and that none of its other Teesside supermarkets are affected.

A small crack in an exterior pipe let water into the fuel tank which led to the problems.

A Tesco spokesperson said: “We have been investigating the isolated issue with fuel from one tank at our Billingham superstore petrol station and liaising with affected customers.

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