Details for Southwest-Gas

Natural Gas Safety
Wherever you live, work, or play.
natural gas lines
can be buried anywhere, even in areas where homes don’t use natural gas. So it’s
important that EVERYONE knows how to recognize and respond to a natural gas leak,
wherever they are.

A leak may be present if you:

SMELL:

HEAR:

SEE:

a distinct sulfur-like odor,
similar to rotten eggs, even if
it’s faint or momentary.

a hissing or roaring coming
from the ground, aboveground pipeline, or natural gas
appliance.

dirt or water blowing into the
air, unexplained dead or dying
grass or plants, or standing
water continuously bubbling.

IF YOU SUSPECT A LEAK
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Exit the area or building immediately. Tell others to evacuate and leave doors open.

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From a safe place, call 911 and Southwest Gas at 877-860-6020, day or night,
whether you’re a customer or not. A Southwest Gas representative will be
there as soon as possible.

•

Don’t smoke or use matches or lighters.

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Don’t turn on or off electrical switches, thermostats, or appliance controls; or do
anything that could cause a spark.

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Don’t start or stop an engine, or use automated (garage) doors.
For more information about natural gas safety visit

swgas.com/safety
or call

877-860-6020

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