What to do if you smell gas

What to Do If You Smell a Natural Gas Odor

Natural gas is lighter than air, and it has a very high ignition temperature. For your protection, The Natural Gas Company adds a distinctive odor to natural gas, so leaks are easily detected.

If you smell a natural gas odor —

  • DON’T panic.
  • DON’T light a match, candle or cigarette.
  • DON’T turn electrical appliances or lights on or off.
  • From a safe location, call The Gas Company (731-642-5635) 24 hours a day, seven days a week; or call 9-1-1.