Gas Emergency Contacts

If you smell gas then contact the 

England, Wales & Scotland
  • Turn off the gas supply if it is safe to do so at the emergency control valve at the meter unless the meter is located in a basement/cellar or at the LPG bulk tank or storage vessels.

  • Extinguish all naked flames and do not smoke.

  • Do not operate electrical switches (this includes turning switches on or off). Operating electrical equipment can ignite escaping gas.

  • Get to fresh air immediately - open all doors and windows to ventilate the area.

  • Contact the relevant National Gas Emergency number above.

  • If you are feeling unwell visit your GP or hospital immediately and inform them that you may have been exposed to carbon monoxide.

  • If the attending emergency operative identifies any concern with any gas appliances, follow the advice given concerning use of the equipment and where advised contact a Gas Safe registered engineer to fix the appliance and check for safety.

  • Do not turn the gas supply on again until it has been checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer.

In a gas emergency you need to act quickly and take the following steps:
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