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Columbia Gas of Ohio Responds to Portsmouth Incident

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Columbia Gas of Ohio emergency response crews are assisting the Portsmouth Fire Department with an incident at 1245 Coles Blvd. The situation has been made safe, and an investigation into the cause is underway. No injuries have been reported.

Our crews will begin restoring service to customers impacted as a result of this incident. We will continue to support authorities throughout their investigation. 

Our customers expect and deserve safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to their homes and businesses. Natural gas safety requires a partnership between Columbia Gas of Ohio, our customers, and communities. If a customer smells an odor of natural gas, they should leave the area immediately, move to a safe location and call 911 and Columbia Gas of Ohio at 800-344-4077.

Portsmouth residents may request an inside safety check of gas lines, by calling Columbia Gas at 800-344-4077.