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Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many are scrambling to nab erratic supplies of propane that fuel space heaters they're relying on more than ever to keep people comfortable in the cold.
It's one of many new headaches - but a crucial one - that go with setting up tables and tents on sidewalks, streets and patios to comply with public health restrictions.
“You're in the middle of service and having staff run up and say, ‘We're out of propane!'” said Melinda Maddox, manager of a whiskey tasting...
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