Will I ignite an explosion if I use my cell phone near a leak?

This scenario is all but impossible.  There has not yet been an actual incident (as opposed to an online legend) of a cell phone accidentally igniting anything anywhere.  Apparently the warnings about cell phones as an ignition source are a carryover from decades-old warnings about the potential for sparks from old landline phones. There were a few instances of explosions many years ago that supposedly were triggered by cellphones; stories about cell phones causing those explosions went viral but the fact that the stories were debunked did not.  Take a look at new gas pumps now – they no longer have a warning against using cell phones near them.

Of course, if you smell or hear gas outside that you think may come from a leak, for your own safety walk away before doing anything else, including calling 911. 

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1. Why hasn't West Whiteland stopped Sunoco from converting Mariner East 1 to NGLs or from building Mariner East 2 in our community?
2. What is the evacuation plan if there is a pipeline accident?
3. When will our emergency responders receive training about NGL pipelines?
4. Will I ignite an explosion if I use my cell phone near a leak?
5. How would I know I was near a leak of natural gas liquids since they are colorless and odorless?