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UPDATE: Diesel fuel available in Beatty

Tofail Ahmed
Posted at 2:03 PM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 17:57:03-04

UPDATE: Nye County officials now say that the ARCO Rebel is expecting a shipment of diesel fuel within the next two hours. Eddie World currently has a supply.

Nye County officials say fueling stations in the town of Beatty along U.S. 95 have run out of diesel fuel as of Wednesday afternoon.

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The earliest shipment of diesel fuel is anticipated to arrive Thursday, according to a county spokesperson.

Officials did not immediately give a reason for the fuel shortage but said the nearest fueling stations for diesel are located in Amargosa Valley (30 miles south), Pahrump (76 miles south) and Tonopah (95 miles north).