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Sorry about your incident. If you have Comprehensive Auto insurance, this type of problem is covered as Vandalism. You can get the Insurance company to tow and repair this.

If no Insurance there are a few things you can do. If you have 2 tanks do not use the contaminated tank. If the truck is left parked, the water will separate and the fuel can be pumped with a hand pump. Most of the water can be pumped out. There is a fuel additive called "Heet" which makes water burn to a point.

The problems you are going to have is disposal and enough gas tanks to hold all the gas. Do not pour this down stormdrains or it could blow up the neighborhood or at the least ruin the water treatment plant.

The tanks have no drainplugs anymore. Also buy good Locking gascaps in the future. You may also call around to find a Repair place that can do this type of work. Then disposal is their problem.

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