Ice maker gains strength during power outages

Power outages may be bad for some businesses, but not all.

At Artic Ice Manufacturing in Garfield, business has been brisk as the outages have forced many into using dry ice to preserve food. Calls for dry ice have been pouring in from supermarkets in blackout areas.

?It's been absolutely crazy - it's the busiest I?ve ever seen it here,? said Office Manager Gerri Minichetti.

Homeowners have also been stopping by to pick up dry ice for their own refrigerators.

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