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Propane hotline takes 80 calls on Day one

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Jan 31, 2014 at 5:39 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have set up a public hotline to help residents deal with propane issues during this recent shortage.

The State Emergency Operations Center says the hotline will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

It is staffed with experts who can provide information about energy assistance programs, connect callers with resources, and provide other information.

Residents who have questions about the propane situation or who are in danger of running out of heating fuel can call (651) 297-1304 in the metro area or (800) 657-3504 in greater Minnesota.

Officials say the hotline already fielded more than 80 calls on its first day of operation Thursday.

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