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Propane Safety

At Brown’s Gas Company, propane safety is one of our top priorities. As customers have many questions regarding propane safety, we have provided the following resources for you to review:

If you cannot find the answers to your questions in the above safety manual or information sheets, you can also find helpful information here:

Below is a list of additional helpful links that will help you with your propane needs.


What to do if you smell Propane

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1. NO FLAMES OR SPARKS! Immediately put out all smoking materials and other open flames. Do not operate lights, appliances, telephones, or cell phones. Flames or sparks from these sources can trigger an explosion or a fire.
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2. LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY! Get everyone out of the building or area where you suspect gas is leaking.
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3. SHUT OFF THE GAS. Turn off the main gas supply valve on your propane tank if it is safe to do so. To close the valve, turn it to the right (clockwise).

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4. REPORT THE LEAK. From a neighbor’s home or other nearby building away from the gas leak, call your propane retailer, Brown’s Gas Company, right away. If you can’t reach your propane retailer, call 911 or your local fire department.
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5. DO NOT RETURN TO THE BUILDING OR AREA until your propane retailer determines that it is safe to do so.
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6. GET YOUR SYSTEM CHECKED. Before you attempt to use any of your propane appliances, your propane retailer or a qualified service technician must check your entire system to ensure that it is leak-free.
Propane Safety Resources