What do you do with a gas hot water tank when there is no water?

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Shut the tank down, so that it does not fire up.

Was you water shut off,due to unpaid bill. Is there a break in the water line feed to the house. Did the check valve break, did someone shut off a valve to the heater.

For what ever reason, if there is no water flow to the heater, it must be turned off.
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