RIO LINDA (CBS13) – Thieves have stolen hundreds of gallons of unleaded gas from an underground tank at a Rio Linda gas station.
The theft was discovered when fire fighters driving in the area of E Street and Dry Creek Boulevard when they heard an alarm at the Valero Gas Station.READ MORE: 'I Don't Think That's Fair': Allora Co-Owner Says Staff Was Bumped Down Vaccine List
The fire fighters went to investigate and found fuel spilled all over the ground.READ MORE: 'My Nephew Died A Hero': Family Honors Man From Sacramento Mistakenly Shot And Killed By Idaho Police
The station manager was alerted. When he arrived to clean up the mess, he found that more than 250 gallons of unleaded gas had been taken from underground tanks.
It was originally reported that diesel fuel was stolen, but the owners now say it was unleaded gas.MORE NEWS: 3-Car Crash Forces I-80 Lane Closures, CHP Says
The thieves are still on the loose. But investigators hope surveillance cameras will provide them some clues.