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Fuel lines after a disaster

As soon as the public gets information that a disaster is looming, people go into panic buying mode. Expect food, bottled water, camping supplies, bread, snacks, camp stoves, charcoal,,,,, well, if its on the shelf, expect people to buy it.

There is one thing that is sold out very quickly, and that is fuel. Before you know it the fuel lines are out to the street, and tempers start to flare.

This video was taken after hurricane Ike hit southeast Texas. People were blocking the roads so other traffic was not able to get through. I did not see any road rage, but its very possible it did happen.

Fuel storage

Fuel storagePlease Rate This Article Here is what I store most of my fuel in. These drums hold 16 gallons each, but I only fill them with 15 gallons of fuel. The first thing people usually say – your not supposed to store fuel in plastic. Ok, then what about the plastic 5 gallon gas […]

Hurricane Gustav – Part 1

Hurricane Gustav – Part 1Please Rate This Article As Hurricane Gustav approaches the coast of Louisiana and Texas, its time to start preparing. One of the first concerns is fuel for the generator. Gasoline is usually one of the first things to disappear, so its important to stock up while you can. Even if your […]

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