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There are a few safety considers with propane.

  • Handle any propane-powered equipment cautiously and always follow the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Cylinder tanks for equipment such as stoves and ovens must be located outside of the home.
  • Never store or use propane gas cylinders larger than one pound inside the home.
  • Never operate a propane-powered gas grill inside the home.
  • Have propane gas equipment inspected periodically by a professional for possible leaks or malfunctioning parts.
  • Carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions when lighting a pilot.
  • If you smell a strong odor of gas, leave the area immediately and call the fire department from outside the home.
  • For more information visit, the Propane Education and Research Council Web site.

Here is a short video on what to do if you smell propane

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