SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (November 5, 2012) – Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau has announced that “The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s delivery of gasoline has been delayed, and the fueling program has been suspended until the FEMA fuel arrives. The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Serviceshad arranged for Sullivan County to receive 8,000 gallons of gas from Ft. Dix late Sunday afternoon. The NYSHSES Fuel Task Force stated this morning that while the feds (DLA) had indicated fuel "was enroute" to Ft. Dix, the shipment has been delayed. The Fuel Task Force is working the issue to get the fuel to Sullivan County. Sullivan County has made plans to accommodate the fuel for dispensing to the emergency services personnel. Once the fuel arrives, an announcement will be made to the emergency services personnel.
“The County is also preparing for an expected Nor’easter that may impact the area on Wednesday and Thursday. The fuel supply for responding to that event will need to be sufficient,” said Fanslau.