ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Lines of cars waiting to fuel up at gas stations are becoming an all too familiar sight, days after a cyber attack forced a shut down of the Colonial Pipeline, creating a fuel shortage in several states, including Georgia.
“It’s insane. I hope that they resolve it soon. It seems like they’re working on it, but I think that we’re all gonna suffer in the short term,” said Justin Rejowski, who was waiting to get gas at a QuikTrip station on Buford Highway.
Colonial Pipeline issued a statement indicating the company restarted its pipeline operations Wednesday evening around 5 p.m. EDT. Officials say it will still take several days to get the fuel delivery chain back to normal.
Drivers who are panicking and hoarding the fuel are making it worse for those who just need a tank of gas. “I only got half a tank. If I don’t have any gas, how am I…