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Details for Tucson Electric Power - Ad from 2021-10-10
Doyou smell Y gas? our nose is your best tool for detecting a natural gas leak. Because natural gas has no odor, color or taste, UniSource Energy Services adds a distinctive sulfur-like odor similar to rotten eggs so you can smell gas if a leak occurs. You also may see or hear signs of a natural gas leak. Be aware of these signs at all times. Even if your home or business doesn’t have natural gas service, a gas line could be hidden under a nearby street or alleyway. If you smell gas or suspect a leak: › Do not use the phone, smoke, flip electrical switches or strike a match. › If you smell gas indoors, quickly check to see if a pilot light has gone out or if a burner valve is partially turned on. If you cannot readily locate the source of gas, leave the house immediately. Recognizing Signs of a Natural Gas Leak Sulfur-like odor similar to rotten eggs Hissing or roaring sound › From a safe location, call 911 and UniSource, day or night, at 1-877-837-4968. Dirt blowing from the ground › If you smell gas outdoors, do not smoke or start your vehicle. Move away from the area and call 911 and UniSource from a safe place. Dead or dying vegetation Unusual bubbling from a water source (such as a pond, creek or river) It’s simple – first use your nose, then use your head. For more safety tips, visit uesaz.com. To report a leak, call 911 and UniSource at 1-877-837-4968.