Wallace told 8News that a normal tank of fuel is allowed to have up to half an inch of water. A tank at the BP located at 14008 Midlothian Turnpike was measuring six inches of water, however.
"We immediately condemned those tanks," Wallace said.
8News went to the BP gas station and saw that both the premium and mid-grade gas was condemned because it's a blend of premium and regular fuel.
Regular gas could still be used, however.
Inspections of the gas are conducted bi-annually unless a complaint is filed. On Monday, the department received one, thus an investigation.
Inspectors went out to collect a fuel sample.
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