Foster Fuels to provide fuel assistance to New England as remnants of Henri leaves path of destruction

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

BROOKNEAL, Va. (WFXR) – Foster Fuels has announced that they will be supporting FEMA as well as those directly impacted by what was Tropical Storm Henri.

They say that parts of New England received more than a foot of rainfall from the storm. This was after a very wet summer in parts of Massachusetts — one of the wettest on record.

The storm resulted in tens of thousands of power customers being left in the dark and while utility companies have largely been successful in restoring power to many, work still needs to be done as stormwater can contaminate fuel storage tanks and distribution hubs, making access to fuel difficult or impossible.

“As always, safety is our number-one priority. Not only are we closely monitoring road conditions and ensuring proper fueling safety protocols, COVID-19 is still a challenge we are working to overcome. We are doing everything we can to make sure all of our personnel and the people we are supporting stay safe and healthy.”

Will Rohrig, Senior Vice President of Foster Fuels

For more than a decade, Foster Fuels has responded to natural disasters by providing fuel for first responders, healthcare facilities, communications, electrical, and clean-up crews.

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