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What to do if you think you have a gas leak

If you think you have a natural gas leak or emergency, go to a safe location, then call 9-1-1.

What To Do If You Smell Gas or Suspect a Leak:

  1. Immediately leave the area.
  2. If possible, turn off any equipment being used in or near the suspected leak.
  3. From a safe location, call 9-1-1 or your local emergency response number and the pipeline company.
  4. Warn others to stay away when possible.

If You Suspect a Gas Leak, DO NOT:

  1. Do not touch, breathe or make contact with the leaking liquid or gas.
  2. Do not light a match, start an engine, or turn off any type of electrical switch such as a light, garage door, or anything that would create static or a spark.
  3. Do not attempt to extinguish any fire that may have started.