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How to Turn off Your Gas Meter

In case of an earthquake, fire, or gas leak it is important that you know how to turn off the natural gas at the meter.   First know where your gas meter is located.  If you live in an apartment there may be several meters, find out before hand which is yours.  Do not shut off the gas unless you smell gas, hear gas escaping, or see a broken gas line or if you suspect a gas leak.gas meter

It is really pretty simple to turn the gas off.  There is a valve on the pipe coming into the meter that takes a quarter turn to shut it off. …

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