How to recognize a natural gas leak
If you suspect a leak, leave your home or business immediately and call
1-800-895-2999 or 911 in an emergency once you are safely outside.
Use your senses to recognize a potentially dangerous natural gas leak:
How to respond to a natural gas leak
When an odor is persistent or seems to be everywhere, it could be a sign of a gas leak inside your home or with an outside line. Upon detecting such an odor, immediately get everyone out of your home or building, move a safe distance away and then call for help. Because an electric spark can ignite an explosion, remember to follow these tips:
How to respond to a natural gas service outage
While rare, natural gas outages can occur. Power outages can also interrupt natural gas service. Here are some tips for staying warm if your gas service is interrupted while the weather is cold:
In addition, take care when choosing alternative heat sources:
If you are having trouble keeping your home comfortably warm during a natural gas service outage, do not stay overnight. Consider spending the night with family or friends, in a hotel or contact your local police or fire department to see if shelters are available.
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