Forecourts run dry after an incident at fuel depot

By john.wallace

The busy Morrisons petrol station on Billacombe Road in Plymstock and a Texaco station in Tavistock were among those hit by reports of accidental "contamination" of fuel at a depot in the city.

As a result, stations saw higher than normal levels of fuel purchases – and some may not have received their expected deliveries.

Others had deliveries but were ordered not to sell what they had been given – they were awaiting replacement.

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