What to do in a gas emergency

You open your front door and smell gas – what do you do? In case of a gas emergency, there are several steps to follow: Emergency procedures Firstly, ventilate – leave doors and windows open and get fresh air. Don’t switch any lights on or off and extinguish any naked flames. If the source of the gas is obvious, for example a gas hob left on unlit, then switch it off. Do not turn the gas supply on again until it has been checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Call National Grid Emergencies (formerly Transco Gas) – 0800 111 Read More