Suspected Gas Leak

Dealing With Gas Leaks

According to Dominion East Ohio, they must always be notified of any suspected hazardous situations,
including but not limited to those involving an unexplained odor of natural gas.

Advice From Dominion's Webpage

  • Do not attempt to locate gas leaks.
  • Do not remain in the building when there is a strong gas odor. From a safe distance, be ready to let our representative into your home or business so he or she can investigate.
  • Do not turn on or off any battery-powered, rechargeable or electrical device, including phones, garage door opener, radios, TVs, computers or any device that could create a spark.
  • Do not turn on or turn off any lights or electrical switches, or unplug appliances.
  • Do not use telephones of any type, including cordless, cell or landline.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • Do not position or operate vehicles and power equipment where leaking gas may be present.
  • Do not smoke or use lighters, matches or other open flames.

If You Smell Gas

If you detect an odor of natural gas or a hazardous situation, for your safety, please leave the premises before placing a call to Dominion East Ohio’s 24-hour emergency line at 877-542-2630.