Propane Safety

We at Lake Arthur Butane & Propane are committed to keeping our customers safe. We take great care in the transportation and delivery of propane gas to the homes, businesses, farms, and commercial and agricultural enterprises that we serve. Our service technicians and delivery drivers are highly trained to perform their duties following strict safety guidelines. Lake Arthur Butane & Propane makes sure that our propane specialists stay current with regulatory requirements through continuing education and training. When you choose Lake Arthur Butane & Propane for your home, agricultural enterprise, or commercial business, you can trust that you are in good hands.


Propane Safety Tips for Homes & Businesses

While propane gas is a clean, safe, and efficient energy source, it is important that you are aware of several basic tips for your protection. The following information can help prevent a propane hazard from occurring on your property and offers precautionary directions for what to do in the event of a propane emergency.


Important Information about Gas Leaks

If you can smell propane in your home or business, follow these steps:

  1. Immediately put out any open flames or smoking materials.
  2. Do not touch or turn on any light switches or electronics, as this can cause a spark. This includes smart phones!
  3. Inform other inhabitants and leave the building immediately.
  4. If you are able to access your propane tank safely, turn off your gas supply. To close the valve, turn it to the right (clockwise).
  5. Away from your property, report a leak by calling 911 or contacting us at (337) 774-2277 or (337) 439-4051.
  6. ONLY return to the area if a Lake Arthur Butane & Propane certified employees or emergency responder deems it safe to do so.

More Propane Safety Resources

Use these additional resources to familiarize yourself with additional propane safety information. Lake Arthur Butane & Propane is pleased to answer any questions you might have about propane safety measures.

How to Turn Off Your Propane Tank

Handling & Transporting Small Propane Cylinders

Important Propane Safety Information for You & Your Family

Consumer Safety Messaging Guide

Contact Lake Arthur Butane & Propane at our Lake Arthur or Lake Charles office to request a propane delivery or propane service. Call (337) 774-2277 or (337) 439-4051.