Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo (R) Friday night declared a state of emergency after a pipeline that supplies fuel to Las Vegas and Southern Nevada started to leak.
The leak was detected at a pumping station in Long Beach, California.
Drivers rushed in a frenzy to fill their tanks in case of a fuel shortage.
🚨#UPDATE: Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo says The state of emergency will remain in effect until emergency management partners are able to confirm that fuel transportation and supply have fully returned to norma
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“Tonight, I declared a state of emergency to help mitigate the impact of the California fuel pipeline leak in Southern Nevada,” Gov. Joe Lombardo said in a statement.
“This emergency declaration will allow us to receive federal waivers and resources as we navigate the evolving repair timeline, and it will…