to do if you smell gas
If you think you smell propane in your home, camper, RV
or the area around any gas equipment, or if a gas alarm
signals the presence of propane, you should IMMEDIATELY
follow these suggestions:
all smoking materials and any other open flames or
sources of ignition. Everyone
should vacate the building, vehicle or area.
away without using any electric switches, appliances,
thermostats, or telephones.
the gas shutoff valve on the propane tank or cylinder.
Call your propane supplier and/or your local fire
department from a cellular telephone or a neighbors
if you do not continue to smell propane, do not open
or turn on the propane supply valve. Do not re-enter
the building, vehicle or area. Let a qualified propane
service technician and/or emergency personnel check
for escaped propane.
a properly trained propane service technician repair
the leak. The propane service technician or emergency
responder needs to determine that the leak situation
has been fully resolved. The propane service technician
should check all of your gas appliances and re-light
any appliance pilots.
to the building, camper, RV or area only when the
service or emergency technician indicates it is safe
to do so.