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Gas Emergencies

If you smell gas:

1. Outdoors, keep away from area. Go to Step 3.

2. Indoors, leave the building immediately.

  • Do not turn the lights on or off.
  • Do not make phone calls, including your cell phone, from inside.
  • Do not light a match, smoke or operate appliances.

3. Call 911 and your natural gas utility (if you know the number) from a safe distance.

4. Wait until emergency services personnel or the natural gas utility informs you that it is safe to return to the building.

Pipeline Safety

Learn more about how the PUC oversees pipeline safety standards, including design, installation, operation, inspection, testing, construction, extension, replacement and facility maintenance.

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