When you run a business that relies on trucks, one thing you cannot do without are the trucks.
Alex Lopez, owner of Fun City Amusements: “Everything we have is delivered set up and picked up. Our trucks are crucial.”
Alex Lopez owns an amusement company, and Rudy Gonzalez owns a construction company.
Rudy Gonzalez, owner of H&R Construction Group: “Probably about 70 percent of my time is in my truck driving from job to job.”
Two men who didn’t know each other … until they filled their tanks with diesel at the same gas station.
Rudy Gonzalez: “Disgusted. It’s what I paid $90 for … to destroy my truck.”
Adrian Lopez, brother: “I drive about a mile, a mile and a half, and I get a message on the screen that says water in diesel.”
After filling their tanks with diesel at Orion Fuels in Homestead, the engines on both men’s trucks shut down.
Alex Lopez: “Plain and simple, we got bad diesel.”
When Rudy drained his tank, he saved a bottle of the liquid that came out. The clear diesel is on the top and separated from what appears to be water on the bottom.
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