Foster Fuels sends relief to Hurricane Dorian-affected region

September 3, 2019 By    

Foster Fuels received an activation order from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide emergency fuel and fuel support services to those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

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Over 100 vehicles, including trucks carrying propane, were dispatched from the company’s Brookneal, Virginia, headquarters. Photo courtesy of Foster Fuels

The Brookneal, Virginia-based energy provider dispatched more than 100 vehicles southward – including trucks carrying diesel fuel, gasoline and propane – to prepare for the support of critical infrastructure.

“We are tremendously proud of the dedication our team exhibits and the sacrifices they make to support those who need help in the wake of storms like Dorian,” says Will Rohrig, vice president of Mission Critical service for Foster Fuels. “Our number one goal is to keep them safe as they continue to support ongoing relief efforts on the ground in areas affected.”

Foster Fuels has been working with FEMA for about 15 years, providing emergency fuel services to government agencies, hospitals, communication sites and private industry in relief efforts after natural disasters. The company says it will actively support relief efforts as needed to keep critical infrastructure online after Hurricane Dorian moves through the region.

Learn more about Mission Critical – the company’s emergency fuel services division – and its relationship with FEMA from this LPG Spotlight.

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Joe McCarthy was an associate editor at LP Gas Magazine.

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