This module provides basic information about propane safety and how to keep your family safe during a wildfire.
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Know what propane smells like. It has a strong, unpleasant smell like rotten eggs, a skunk's spray or a dead animal.
Know how and where to turn off the propane. This includes your outdoor tank and your appliances inside. For help, contact your propane provider.
If a wildfire approaches, you could be in danger. Listen to your local television and radio stations to find out if you must leave your home or farm.
If you decide to stay:
If a wildfire threatens your safety, turn off the gas.
Use caution when returning to your home or farm:
There are four potential hazards in this backyard. Click and drag the hazards to a safe area.
Read each statement below. Decide if the statement is true or false.
|In the event of a wildfire, you should:||True||False|
|Make sure there are no leaves, brush, vegetation, rags, or other debris within 10 feet of any propane tank.|
|Move your gas grill and propane cylinders to your garage.|
|Turn off the main gas supply valve on your propane tank and the supply valves on your appliances.|
|Inspect your propane tank, appliances, chimneys, flue pipes, and vent connectors after the fire danger is over.|
|Repair any minor damage to valves, regulators, or other appliance parts by yourself|