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9/22/05-Tyler

Drivers Swarm Gas Stations

East Texans are racing to the pumps to fill up their cars before the hurricane hits.

We drove around Tyler today and found long lines at most gas stations. Some people were filling up gas cans, in addition to their cars.

Because of all this, some gas stations are running out of fuel. Some have only premium gas left.

"Maybe there won't be any gas available or a shortage," Karen Martell, a Tyler driver, said. "Maybe, maybe not, but just trying to be a little bit prepared, just in case."

Julie Tam, reporting. jtam@kltv.com

 

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