March 09, 2015

What is a gas emergency?
Gas safety emergencies can include but or not limited to some of the following:
  • You smell gas or suspect a gas leak.
  • There is low pressure (low flame) or no gas in all of your gas appliances.
  • Gas to an appliance or heating unit stays on and cannot be shut off.
  • There is a continuous flow of water leaking from your gas heating unit or water heater.
Environmental Defense Fund: Boston: Snapshot of natural gas leaks
If you ever smell gas, or have any reason to suspect a problem, experts say to immediately exit the building or area, then call the authorities. For information specific to National Grid, see their safety page.

What to do if you suspect a natural gas leak in your home WRCB-TV  (VIDEO)