Pumped dry in Grand Pre

Transcontinental Staff
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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.


Organizations: Imperial Oil

Geographic location: Dartmouth

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