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Propane Lumberton, New Jersey

Lumberton is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey that is home to roughly 6,000 people. Lumberton or as it was once known, Lumbertown, was a pioneer settlement. Its name came from the fact that Pine trees were abundant in the vicinity and boats and rafts carried lumber and cord wood from the Rancocas Creek to Philadelphia and other places. There were two or three lumber yards and saw mills at one time. The original 17th century farms in the township's southwest revolved around the unincorporated community of Fostertown. The farms had been formed following removal of forest. The village of Lumberton grew out of two bordering towns. Eayrestown, settled by Richard and Elizabeth Eayres in the late 1600s. Eayrestown was the first substantial settlement in this area and became the center for commerce because of its sawmill. The history of some of the homes in Lumberton date back to the times of slavery. Each generation of descendants removed from the first settlers differed in opinion about slavery. The spectrum changed from advocacy and tolerance to passive and active resistance. Many locals began to advocate for its abolition in New Jersey then nationwide. The town was also a site for Project Nike during the Cold War. In the event of a nuclear war, Nike Ajax and Hercules missiles were to be launched from bases in Lumberton and other neighboring bases in order to prevent the Soviet Union from bombing greater Philadelphia.

 With all of the pine trees in the township, protecting the environment must be of importance to the people of Lumbertown. Propane is an excellent source of power that is totally safe for the environment. It is also quite useful and can be used for a wide variety of tasks. Heating the house, powering the stove, and running the generator are all able to be carried out by residential propane. Our propane company also specializes in commercial propane. So those larger scale projects that require heavy machinery like a forklift, would be able to use Gastec as their propane provider. Here at Gastec, we offer propane delivery and installment services directly to the homes of our clients. Based out of Pennsylvania, we are able to reach clients in Delaware and New Jersey as well. Our customer service department is available for questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for our client’s convenience. Keeping our customers pleased with our propane services is incredibly important to us. The customer is always our top priority.

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