Pilot Lights

Many older gas appliances have a small, continuously burning gas flame - the pilot light - that ignites the main burner. Newer models have electric ignites.Pilot Light

  • Know which, if any, of your appliances have a pilot light.
  • Keep the manufacturer's re-lighting instructions within easy reach.
  • If you hear or smell escaping gas, open windows and doors and get everyone out of the building. Call Sheffield Utilities or 911 from the nearest phone away from the gas odor.

A customer may contact our office to get a list of licensed contractor for help with their pilot lights.

Our mission is to support our community. We are committed to provide prompt, safe, clean, reliable utilities at the lowest cost possible to serve the best customers in the world.

Sheffield Utilities
300 N Nashville Ave
Sheffield, Alabama 35660

Phone: 256.389.2000

Report an Outage: 256.389.2478