Some buildings with fire damage.

Recovery Resources: Shut Off Utilities

These videos by the Washington State Emergency Management Division Public Education Program provide relevant information to help you prepare for turning off your gas, water, propane and electricity in the event of a disaster.

Video: Shut Off Your Natural Gas Meter (opens new window)

A gas meter outside a house (opens new window)

Video: Shut Off Your Propane Gas (opens new window)

Man turning off a large propane tank for a home. (opens new window)






Video: Turn Off Electricity at the Circuit Box (opens new window)

Woman looking at a circuit box (opens new window)

Video: Turn Off Residential Water (opens new window)

A water shut-off valve. (opens new window)