Possible indicators of escaping natural gas:

  • An odor of gas 
  • A hissing sound
  • A fire in or near a gas appliance or piping
  • Unusual noise coming from an appliance

What to do if you detect natural gas in the air:

  • Do not attempt to locate gas leaks
  • Do not smoke or use lighters, matches or other sources of open flames
  • Do not turn lights on or off or unplug electrical appliances
  • Do not use telephones, including cell phones, in or near an area where you smell gas
  • Leave the area immediately and call your natural gas provider at (770) 945-6716 (24X7) or dial 9-1-1.

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