Update: Keyport was one of six gas stations to receive jet fuel, according to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. - 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 12
Delta Gas Station on Route 36 in Keyport was shut down Friday after the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office reported to local police that jet fuel was mistakenly delivered to that station and a station in Manasquan, according to a press release from Keyport Police Chief Butch Casaletto.
The jet fuel caused several vehicles to stall out due to the fuel mixture, Casaletto explained.
It's unknown at this time if the jet fuel was added to the hightest or to the regular fuel tank.
Monmouth County Hazmat and the Keyport Fire Department were contacted and advised police that there was no fire danger in regards to the fuel delivery.
The New Jersey Service of Emergency Response Team will be following up on this matter, according to Casaletto. Police ask that anyone who purchased fuel at this location and is having car trouble to contact the Keyport Police Department at 732-264-0706 to report it. Callers will be asked to document the time of their purchase with their receipt.
Sgt. Steven Dixon and Ptl. Gregory Johnson responded to the scene.