Okay, here we go. Go back and read carefully all instructions. The allowance of whatever you may carry regularly in your pockets may be used, such as a multitool, lighter, etc. Not a complete EDC. We are also going to add one further burden since unexepected complications can occur in reality.
As crews begin to go to the source, the gas flow will be shut off. So, if the idea of sitting near a gas fire to warm yourself is an idea, forget it. No pipe spewing gas fires for heat, due to it being totally unsafe after the explosion. And to top it off the nations mid section and north east are in a cold spell with record lows being recorded daily, the south is being deluged by a tropical depression and out west they have record rains and flooding. So where you live, regardless, you have adverse weather to deal with. Now it has become a whole new game of survival along with the urban diaster and having to survive with out your home.
This addition will be the penalty for tardiness. We really do not know what will come in our lives, and I hope that never should a thing like this occur, but if it does, I would like to believe some are ready for it.