WARNING| Contaminated Kerosene Sold at Milford Mill Gas Station
BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Baltimore County Fire officials issued a statement, warning residents that kerosene contaminated with gasoline was sold at a gas station in Milford Mill. Between January 23 and February 5 the contaminated kerosene was sold to approximately 46 customers at the Shell station and Dash-In at 8200 Liberty Rd., 21244.
Use of this contaminated kerosene poses an imminent fire risk if used in kerosene-fueled devices, such as space heaters.
Customers who purchased kerosene at this gas station between January 23 and February 5 should not use this product! Use of gasoline in equipment designed for kerosene is known to cause fire and other hazards, fire officials said.
Dash-In's parent company this morning advised customers to return the product to the Shell station at 8200 Liberty Rd.
A statement released today by Dash-In representatives estimates that 46 customers purchased kerosene during this period. Here is the Dash In statement:
"We recently learned that the clear kerosene product purchased between Wednesday, January 23 and Tuesday, February 5 at the Dash-In location at 8200 Liberty Rd., Baltimore, MD may be contaminated.
"If you are one of the approximately 46 customers who purchased clear kerosene from the location between Wednesday, January 23 and Tuesday, February 5, do not use the kerosene product of any remaining stored kerosene product as it is a fire hazard.
"Please contact Dash In immediately at 240-316-4939 as we are standing by to assist with safe disposal of any unused clear kerosene product, and to offer refunds with proof of purchase."