If you smell gas or have a gas escape:


  • Operate any electrical switches (on or off)
  • Smoke or use a naked flame

  • Open doors and/or windows to ventilate the area
  • Check your gas appliances and turn them off
  • Turn the gas supply off at the main meter/or Emergency Control Valve
  • Call the free National Gas Emergency number (0800 111 999)
  • If a fire has started on the premises, immediately activate the fire alarm, evacuate the premises and call the fire brigade
  • If it’s safe, you should also isolate the gas supply at the main meter
  • Contact the National Gas Emergency Service

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