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Winter is coming! Use your senses to recognize and respond to a gas leak

Fire, explosion, property damage or serious bodily injury can all occur from gas leaks. These leaks can come from appliances, damaged pipelines and gas meters.

Recognize: Protect your loved ones and yourself by using your sense of sight, sound and smell. 


  • A damaged connection to a gas appliance
  • Dead or dying vegetation over or near pipeline areas
  • Fire/explosion near a pipeline
  • Exposed pipeline after an earthquake, fire or flood

Listen: hissing, whistling or roaring near gas line or appliance 

Smell: Distinctive odor of natural gas

Respond: If you suspect a natural gas leak..

1.   Don’t light a match candle or cigarette

2.   Don’t turn electrical appliances or lights on or off

3.   Don’t use your telephone or any device that could cause a spark

4.   Evacuate the area to a safe location

5.   Call The Gas Company at 1-800-427-2200 or 911

Information courtesy of The Gas Company


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