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Florida is updating the list of gas stations affected by Citgo fuel contamination

Florida is updating the list of gas stations affected by Citgo fuel contamination

Some of the gas stations that the state initially indicated as having possibly received contaminated gas have now been decontaminated, while two new gas stations have been added to the list of those affected.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced this Sunday more than twenty Citgo gas stations across the state may have received contaminated gas mixed with diesel fuel that could damage or disable engines. And the agency said, on Tuesday, that six stations did not receive the polluted fuel, and Eight other stations were inspected, treated and disinfected. Seventeen stations were under a “stop selling” order from the state.

Rogers Petroleum, at 134 North DeSoto Street. In Arcadia, it was added to the state’s most recent list, and remained under a stop-sale order as of Tuesday.

The state is also newly identified bgi LLC, At 7977 W. Donilon Rd in Donilon, I was also affected. At PJI, regular and premium fuels were not polluting, only diesel fuel, State said. The state said the station has already been inspected and cleared of fuel sales.

Aaron Keller, a spokesperson for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, said Citgo provided the department with an update involving the two stations, which is why they weren’t previously listed.

Customers who purchased gas after 10 am on Saturday may have been affected. (The updated list of stations is at the bottom of this story.)

will weather He told the Tampa Bay Times on Monday They discovered the contaminated gas at a Tampa Bay station on Saturday As a result of a “product routing problem” and ordered the fuel “rack” or pipeline that was mixing diesel fuel with gasoline to be shut down. The company said It is conducting a “full investigation” but has yet to provide any details about the investigation.

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consumers who You can purchase fuel at one of the affected petrol stations on or after Saturday and start a claim at:

Florida officials have also opened a hotline to receive complaints from people they believe have purchased bad fuel. People can call 1-800-435-7352 or file a complaint at

“It’s never good for such a catastrophic error for consumers, but especially during a time when Floridians are being evacuated from a potentially dangerous storm,” Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson said in a statement Tuesday, referring to Hurricane Adalia. “I firmly believe our management was able to mitigate what could have been a worse situation. We stand ready to assist those whose vehicles and equipment have been affected by the contaminated fuel.

The state said six previously flagged stations did not receive the contaminated fuel shipment:

Dan’s Car Wash: 39522 US Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs

7-Eleven: 3437 US Highway 19, Vacation

7-Eleven: 13411 Fish Hook Blvd., Lithia

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QUICK AND EASY STOP: 4529 B. Ridge Road, Sarasota

Palmer’s Convenience Station: 903 Cattleman Road, Sarasota

2K Express 5: 6202 N 40th Street, Tampa

Eight stations were inspected, treated and disinfected by the state for the sale of fuel:

7-Eleven: 720 Chiquita Street, North Cape Coral

7-Eleven: 2604 Skyline Blvd., Cape Coral

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7-Eleven: 601 Pine Island Rd SW, Cape Coral

7-Eleven: 6050 Dean Dairy Rd., Zephyrhills

7-Eleven: 714 Burnt Store Road, Cape Coral

Whole Foods Store #87: 3205 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres

Falkenberg: 5320 Falkenberg Road, Tampa

PJI LLC: 7977 W Dunnellon Road, Dunnellon (regular and premium fuel were not contaminated, only diesel fuel)

17 previously identified stations still subject to a sell-stop order pending laboratory confirmation:

7-Eleven: 4325 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres

7-Eleven: 12750 South Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers

7-Eleven: 290 Lakeland Park Road, Lakeland

7-Eleven: 940 S. Broad Street, Brooksville

7-Eleven: 1626 Meadow Road, Lehigh Acres

7-Eleven: 2401 James Redman Parkway, Plant City

BJ Wholesale: 1929 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral

BJ’s Wholesale: 9372 Ben C Pratt Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers

BJ’s Wholesale: 13585 Northeast Route 86, Lady Lakes

Whole Foods Store #86: 21321 Palm Beach Ave., Alpha

Superday Citgo: 1595 South McCall Road, Port Charlotte

Bolton One LLC: 15434 US Highway 19, Hudson

JHW #310 – DBA Avenue Citgo: 11867 N. Williams St., Dunellon

All Prime – Daytona Beach: 1898 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

Food and Gas Choice: 310 N Central Ave., Umatilla

Perfect Station 5: 9931 N Florida Ave, Tampa

Rogers Petroleum: 134 North DeSoto Street, Arcadia