Gas Leaks

Transco maintains the 24-hour emergency service for stopping gas escapes.
If you smell gas or think you may have a gas leak, Transco provides the following advice:
X DON'T smoke or strike matches.
X DON'T turn electrical switches on or off.
√ DO put out naked flames.
√ DO open doors and windows.
√ DO keep people away from the area affected.
√ DO turn off the meter at the control valve.
√ DO Telephone Transco's 24-hour gas emergency service on
0800 111 999.

For more information visit Transco's website.

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