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Local companies rationing propane amid shortage

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Propane users looking to fill their tanks aren't coming away full. Reliance Propane and Fuel is one of many propane suppliers feeling the strain.

The owner says the phone has been ringing nonstop with worried customers.

The company has been so busy, it's not accepting any new customers.

When filling up, current customers are getting less than half of what a typical tank uses to heat a home.

Ohio Governor John Kasich issued a statewide emergency declaration to speed up propane shipments, basically increasing the hours and days shippers can transport propane and oil.

The state of emergency will continue until the supply returns to normal.

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