Sheriff Johnson

In response to the cybersecurity attack on the Colonial Pipeline Company, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management encourage residents not to buy excessive amounts of fuel which can significantly affect the current supply.

“At this time federal, state, and local government agencies are actively working to avoid disruption to the fuel supply. Please do not panic and start hoarding gas as this only exacerbates the situation,” said Emergency Management Director Yancy King.

“In order to conserve fuel, please consider the following fuel saving tips: slow down and watch your speed, reduce idling, minimize use of air conditioning, and eliminate non-essential driving. We can all do our part to cut back on our fuel consumption and minimize the impact of the decreased pipeline operations,” said Sheriff Johnson.