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SOURCE Southern California Gas Co.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural disasters and other emergencies can strike without warning. As millions of Californians join in earthquake preparedness drills during the Great ShakeOut, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding customers about the importance of being prepared for California's next major emergency.
"After a major incident or natural disaster, there's a good chance that public safety services will be busy handling emergencies," said Jimmie Cho, SoCalGas vice president of field services. "Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and we want to encourage customers to be informed and provide information to help them be ready for an emergency. The best defense is to be prepared at all times."
SoCalGas offers these safety tips:
Before an emergency
After an emergency:
For more natural gas safety information, visit www.socalgas.com/safety.
About Southern California Gas Co.
Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years. It is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing service to 20.9 million consumers connected through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).
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