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Cold weather tips

Stay safe in winter weather. Call immediately for electric or natural gas emergencies.

  • Electric emergencies
  • Gas emergenciesGet out of building immediately and call us from a safe location.

Power outage safety tips

Heating safety tips

  • Keep area around furnace and water heater free of clutter.
  • Keep flammable liquids away from furnace or gas water heater.
  • Never use a stove or oven to heat your home.
  • Keep a fire extinguisher in your kitchen.
  • Follow space heater instructions carefully and use with proper ventilation.
  • Use space heater only when an adult is home.
  • Never use a charcoal grill indoors.
  • Never operate internal combustion engines indoors.
  • Never operate an electric generator in an enclosed or partially enclosed area. Use in outdoor area with proper ventilation.
  • Keep combustibles away from all heat sources.
  • Be alert for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Keep vents, meters and walkways clear

  • Keep vent pipes clear of ice and snow if you have a high-efficiency furnace, power-vented water heater or other natural gas appliance that vents out the side of your home.
  • Keep natural gas meters and walkways clear of ice and snow for safety and accessibility.
  • Never cover nor pile snow against electric or natural gas meters.
  • Remove snow and ice from your meter by hand or with a broom. Shovels and other tools can damage equipment.
  • Remove icicles to prevent water dripping and freezing on meters.