The state’s utilities are urging natural gas customers to keep their gas meters free of ice. The accumulation of ice and snow can lead to a hazardous natural gas buildup inside a house or other building. Officials recommend you very gently remove snow or ice from the gas meter and any associated piping. It’s also a good idea to remove ice from the roofline above the meter. Officials also encourage you to maintain a clear path to and from the meter to allow easy access in case of emergency.