Local businesses give $8,000 worth of gas away

Some Mid-South businesses were spreading holiday cheer Saturday by buying thousands of dollars of gas and giving it away.

Tax Pros' Etc and All Good Auto sales teamed up to give away $8,000 worth of gasoline.

Traffic was backed up for hours as motorists lined up at two Tax Pros' locations - adjacent to two Fill-n-Go service stations on S. Third Street and Millbranch Road.

More than 400 drivers got a $20 fill up.
"We're pumping gas, we're giving back to the community it's - 24 days until Christmas and we just want to say happy holidays to Memphis, Tennessee from TaxPros Etc and It's Allgood Auto Sales," said Leigh Greer from TaxPros, Etc.

Police were on hand to direct traffic.

It took nearly  five hours to get all the cars through the gas pumps at the two locations. 

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