Two easy ways to learn more about natural gas safety

We’re proud to partner with firefighters, police officers and emergency management officials in our communities. We train hundreds of first responders each year so they know how to react during an emergency. We offer two programs for emergency responders.


Interactive online course

Provided by the Northeast Gas Association (NGA), this online course is a free, self-directed online training that provides emergency response personnel with the information they need to safely identify and respond to natural gas incidents. The training was developed with you in mind. The NGA partnered with local fire chiefs and training professionals and offers this course to earn additional training hours, at your own pace.

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On-site training

We offer a free series of training programs for fire and police departments in our service territory. And, we can come to you! Here are a few topics we cover:

  • Origin of natural gas and how it’s delivered to customers
  • Properties of natural gas
  • Combustion and explosion levels
  • Ignition sources
  • Incident response

Contact Eric Madison at emadison@NiSource.com or 413-784-2232 to schedule on-site training.

Have an emergency?

If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then our emergency number at 1-800-525-8222.