How Do I...


  • ♦Smell sulfur or rotten eggs?

  • ♦Hear a hissing, high-pitched whistle or leaking sound?

  • ♦See blowing dust, dead vegetation in a normally green area, continuous bubbles in an underwater area or a ground fire?

These are signs of a natural gas leak. 

♦LEAVE the area of the leak immediately

♦DO NOT operate vehicles or powered equipment where leaking gas may be

  • ♦DO NOT re-enter the home to open doors or windows
  • ♦DO NOT use telephones, cell phones, computers, appliances, or garage door openers

    ♦DO use a neighbors of nearby friend's phone to

    Report the leak by calling 357-9295

    or 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY!

    We respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



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