Report a Gas Leak and Other Emergencies

 Report a Gas Leak and Other Emergencies 


Emergencies: 800.685.0123

If you smell natural gas, or see downed power lines, leave the area immediately, and then call BGE. This number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In the event of a potential gas leak:

  • Leave the premises immediately and go to a safe place where you can call BGE at 1.800.685.0123.
  • Extinguish all open flames. Do not use matches or lighters and do not attempt to light an appliance.
  • Do not touch any phones, electric switches, thermostats or appliance controls. All of these devices, including battery operated equipment, can cause sparks and ignite natural gas.
  • Do not start any motorized equipment. Turn off and abandon any motorized equipment you may be operating.
  • Do not attempt to find the source of the leak or to repair a leak.
Remember, if you smell gas, leave your home first, THEN call 800.685.0123.