Published Jan 07, 2016

An executive with Western Refining, owner of the Giant Conoco, says it is investigating the claims of contaminated fuel, and Alta Fuels in Alamosa, owner of Alta Conoco, is working with customers who had problems.

“So sad that you can’t trust when and where you fuel up in this town,” Bayfield resident Katherine Zufelt posted on social media.

At the Giant Conoco location, customers say diesel contaminated with water, dirt and sludge has wreaked havoc on engines. The resulting damage has cost as much as $10,000.

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