ThompsonGas Issues Propane Safety Tips for Winter Storm

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Keep your family, home & propane supply safe during winter storm Saturn with these simple steps.

As Winter Storm Saturn approaches the East Coast, business and homeowners are preparing for devastating accumulations of up to two8 feet and possible power outages caused by heavy, wet snow. To help prepare propane service customers for the heavy swatch of snow on the way, leading propane gas supplier ThompsonGas extends these winter storm tips:

  •     Check your propane tank to ensure you have enough propane to last during and after the storm. Your tank is considered full at 80%. A propane tank is in IMMEDIATE NEED of refilling at 20%.
  •     Check your back-up generator to ensure your propane gas service level is adequate. This will ensure that you won’t lose power during the storm.
  •     Keep an extra supply of propane on hand, in case your power goes out longer than expected.
  •     Shovel a path to your propane tank, driveway and sidewalks, and mark the location of your tank with a flag, pole or stake so delivery drivers can make a quick and safe propane delivery.

As with any severe snowstorm, keep non-essential travel to a minimum. Make sure that you and your family know what propane smells like in case of a leak. Never store or place a propane cylinder indoors or in an enclosed area like a basement or shed. If you need a propane delivery, contact ThompsonGas immediately.

Family-owned and operated since 1946, ThompsonGas is one of the top 16 propane companies in the U.S. Come snow or sunshine, the ThompsonGas team goes above and beyond to offer safe, affordable and reliable commercial and residential propane services. ThompsonGas’ propane delivery truck drivers will work around the clock during the storm to ensure their customers’ propane supply is adequate. That’s what sets them apart from other companies, and what makes ThompsonGas the trusted name in propane. To learn more about their propane gas services or propane safety tips, visit their website.

About ThompsonGas:
With headquarters in Hagerstown, Md., ThompsonGas is among the fastest growing propane companies in the country. Serving nearly 190,000 customers in 11 states, ThompsonGas’ operations include the retail marketing, sale and distribution of propane to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers. Today, ThompsonGas serves customers from more than 44 customer service centers throughout the country. ThompsonGas also operates a propane rail terminal in Baltimore that serves independent dealers and multi-state marketers in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit

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