© Wendy Elliott
The Irving station in Grand Pre was out of gas Friday, July 29. A shortage due to a lightning strike at Dartmouth's Imperial Refinery is believed to be the cause.
Grand Pre’s Irving station was all out of fuel July 29.
Heading into the long weekend there was a shortage of gas in several parts of the province related to a lightening strike earlier in the month at the Imperial Oil refinery in Dartmouth. The Imperial refinery supplies a number of companies with fuel.
An Irving officials could not confirm the connection between the refinery outage and Grand Pre's dry tanks July 29.