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Gas wars in Spokane leave customers happy, neighbors upset

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Three gas stations in one intersection are competing to have the lowest prices. The locals have dubbed them "gas wars," and customers seemed excited about gas under $3 per gallon. Three gas stations in one intersection are competing to have the lowest prices. The locals have dubbed them "gas wars," and customers seemed excited about gas under $3 per gallon.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Three gas stations in one intersection are competing to have the lowest prices. The locals have dubbed them "gas wars," and customers seemed excited about gas under $3 per gallon. Devon Brown got his license in January, and says he couldn't be more excited about the "gas wars." He told KHQ, "It's the cheapest gas in Spokane. They're having gas wars and I love it. I scraped together my last pennies to do this."

But not everyone is quite as pleased. Some neighbors have complained about the traffic. One man who lives nearby told KHQ that the constant stream of cars by his house is causing problems, and even damage to his property.

"It's just a headache because I don't want to go inside and relax because I don't know if someone's going to back into my car," Lon Townsend said. He also claims the traffic has caused accidents. The Spokane Police Department says there have been some fender benders in that intersection in the last few days, but nothing serious.

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