Maine gas station offers IOUs for customers in midst of storm recovery

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Gas station offers IOU board. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 5 a.m. on November 1, 2017. (WPVI)

A storm earlier this week cut power to more than a million homes and businesses across Maine.

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And, until all the lights are back on, one business will hand out IOUs.
The Get and Go gas station in Durham is running on a generator.

That means customers can only pay with cash or check.

So the store started an IOU board, floating customers $20 at a time.

The board has ballooned to $2,500.

The store says some people have already come back to settle their tabs.

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