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If a natural gas pipeline is damaged, ruptured or leaking:

If a natural gas pipeline is damaged, ruptured or leaking:

DO THIS:

  • Move to a safe location and call 911 and Southwest Gas at 1-877-860-6020 immediately, day, or night.
  • Communicate requested information to Southwest Gas emergency dispatch.
  • Secure the area and keep others from entering.
  • Eliminate sources of ignition.
  • Wait for fire department and Southwest Gas emergency crews to arrive,
  • Visit swgas.com/saftey for Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

DO NOT Do THIS:

  • Do not attempt to repair any damage or control the flow of natural gas.
  • Do not start or stop and engine or attempt to move equipment.
  • Do not enter the area where natural gas is escaping or allow others to enter.
  • Do not smoke, strike a match, turn on or off any electrical switches.
  • So not attempt to extinguish a fire should ignition occur
  • Do not leave the scene of the incident until assistance has arrived.

Courtesy of Southwest Gas

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