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NYS Governor Cuomo Announces Temporary Fuel Trucks Deployed

By November 3, 2012

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Update: it has been announced that the gas at the armories, etc., is now only being available to first responders.. Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that temporary fuel trucks are being deployed at various locations in NYC and Long Island to help emergency vehicles and the general public who are in need of gas for their vehicles. The 5,000-gallon trucks have been provided by the U.S. Department of Defense at the director of President Barack Obama, and these are being deployed in coordination with the New York National Guard at the director of Governor Cuomo. there is an additional 150,000 gallons of fuel available to restock the trucks throughout the day.

Cars can fill up directly off the trucks. NOTE: There is a 10-gallon limit per vehicle.

On Long Island, there will be a truck at the Freeport Armory, 63 Babylon Turnpike, Freeport, NY.

There are also trucks in New York City at the following locations:

  • Queens Armory
    93-05 160 St.
    Jamaica, NY

  • Bronx Armory
    10 West 195 St.
    Bronx, NY

  • Brooklyn Armory
    1579 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY

  • Staten Island/Elizabeth Armory
    321 Manor Road
    Staten Island, NY


November 4, 2012 at 7:55 am
(1) Helen says:

Waited 2 hours at the Freeport armory before the whole line was told “there isn’t any gas”. Don’ t waste your time there isn’t any gas trucks there.

November 4, 2012 at 7:59 am
(2) Helen says:

There isn’t any gas at the Freeport Armory. Was there this morning for hours. No truck, no one got gas. They finally came out to tell us at 7:30 “there’s no gas”.

November 4, 2012 at 5:52 pm
(3) longisland says:

Helen, I can understand your frustration at not finding gas at the Freeport Armory. I’m trying to get information out to my readers as soon as it comes in, and Governor Cuomo’s press office had sent out an announcement that there would be free gas waiting for those who went to the listed centers. Unfortunately, after sending out that press release, they had to give fuel to the first responders and residents like you were denied access to gas.

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