HOW CAN YOU PREVENT GAS EMERGENCIES

  • Keep all appliances cleaned, properly vented and serviced regularly .
  • Make sure everyone in your family knows how to operate gas appliances and shut-off valve.
  • Do not use an open gas oven for heating your home or drying clothes .
  • Don't use or store gasoline, aerosols or other products with flammable vapors near gas appliances .
  • Whenever changing your furnace filter be sure to replace the compartment door .
  • Never cover fresh air vents that supply air to your gas appliances .
  • Have all gas line alterations and appliance repairs performed by a professional .
  • Before digging in your yard, be sure you know the location of underground gas lines.  Call Dig Test for a line locate – 1-800-344-8377 .
  • Write your fire and police department phone numbers and our emergency service number in the front of your phone book.
  • Anytime you suspect a gas leak or gas emergency call City Office or after hours call Dumas Central Dispatch.  They are experts at their job, and respond to emergency calls.