Gas shortage in the Town of Pine Knoll Shores, Swansboro


The Town of Pine Knoll Shores and Swansboro are currently having a gas shortage due to the approach of Hurricane Florence to the area.

Officials say that all gas stations in MHC except for Walmart are out of gas and has very long lines.

It is unknown the MHC resupply plans.

The Swansboro Police Department said that Walmart has premium and diesel only.

They expect a truck tonight.

The Swansboro Speedway has diesel and low levels of gas.

They have no trucks inbound.

The Swansboro GoGas has 6,000 gallons of regular gas and a truck inbound tonight.

The Swansboro HandyMart is low on all fuel levels and has no truck inbound.

Police encourage citizens to fill up before evacuating.

Stations along the evacuation route will likely be without fuel.

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