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Fire and Emergency Services budget

Fire and Emergency Service’s make up 14% of the City’s total budget. In 2020, the City increased Fire and Emergency Service’s budget by 6.5 million dollars.

Download a copy of the Fire and Emergency Services budget.

Mission

To protect life, property, and the environment in Mississauga from all risks through education, enforcement, engineering, emergency response and economic incentive.

The services we provide

  • Code enforcement
  • Emergency dispatch
  • Emergency response
  • Fire Cause determination
  • Fire Plans examination
  • Public education

Interesting facts about this service

In 2018:

  • Responds to an average of 30,000 incidents each year
  • Forty-five per cent of fire calls do not have a working smoke
    alarm on the fire floor
  • Seventy-four per cent of structure fires are in residential
    occupancies
  • Between 2014 and 2018 there were 52 civilian injuries and
    10 civilian fatalities due to fire in the city of Mississauga; 90
    per cent of the fatalities and 87 per cent of the injuries were
    in residential occupancies
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