A3.1 Fire prevention

Survey Data

Percentage of houses Total houses surveyed Change since 2006
Gas - A fault in a gas installation could be a fire hazard.
Gas installation OK. (of all houses that had a gas system +) 48% 2042 + -3%
Power points -A faulty power point could be a fire hazard.
Houses in which all power points tested OK. 42% 7639 -3%
Lights - % tested OK (includes the switch, fitting and bulb or tube) A faulty light could be a fire hazard.
All OK 19% 7075 -3%
75% to 99% OK 33% 6299 2%
25% to 74% OK 37% 5751 1%
Less than 25% OK 7% 5751 -4%
Mice and rats (reported by residents or evidence at time of survey) Vermin may cause cable damage and create a fire risk.
Houses where there was no survey evidence, but reported 32% 7712 2%
Houses where there was survey evidence 15% 7151 -1%
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