LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – As the coronavirus outbreak brings normal life to a halt for millions of people, Southern California Gas Company announced Friday it would not stop service for customers who do not pay their bill.
SoCalGas said in a news release that it would not disconnect service for “any customers having a hard time paying their bill.”READ MORE: Mother, Daughter Face Murder Charges After Illegal Butt Implant Procedure Kills Aspiring Social Media Star Karissa Rajpaul
The policy will remain in place indefinitely.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed By Signal Hill Police; LASD Investigating
“We understand that our customers may be worried about paying their upcoming natural gas bill at this time,” said SoCalGas Vice President of Customer Services Paul Goldstein in a statement. “We want to help ease their concerns and continue to provide the reliable natural gas service they depend on to heat their homes and hot water and cook their food.”MORE NEWS: Pfizer Vaccine Safe For Kids 5-11, Study Finds
SoCalGas has 21.8 million customers across Central and Southern California.