Pipeline leaks are rare, but being able to recognize and respond to a suspected leak or rupture is an important part of living and working safely around underground pipelines. Your personal safety should be your first concern should you encounter any of these signs or conditions.
Signs of a natural gas pipeline RUPTURE:
Follow these steps:
If there are no flames present:
If flames are present:
Any one of these is a sign of a suspected natural gas pipeline LEAK:
Two important things to remember: