The Alexander County Office of Emergency Management has shared this important information.
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION: GASOLINE SOLD AS KEROSENE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION: Anyone that has purchased kerosene from All-American Raceway on Millersville Road in Taylorsville should be aware this is not kerosene, this is non-ethanol gasoline.
Please do not use in kerosene heaters.
A report posted earlier today on this website identified a Stony Point home destroyed by fire overnight. The homeowner had poured what they thought to be kerosene into a heater. The gasoline ignited causing the tragic fire.