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Fire and Emergency Services budget

Fire and Emergency Service’s make up 13% of the City’s total budget. In 2019, the City increased Fire and Emergency Service’s budget by 7.9 million dollars.

Download a copy of the previous Fire and Emergency Services budget.

Mission

To protect life, property and the environment in Mississauga from all perils guided by the three lines of defense: public education, prevention and emergency response.

The services we provide

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

Interesting facts about this service

In 2017:

  • 66% of structure fires occurred in residential occupancies
  • 100% of all fire related fatalities occurred in residential occupancies
  • 83% of all fire related injuries occurred in residential occupancies
  • 33% of fires were caused by careless smoking, candles and other misuse
  • 61% of reported fires were unintentional
  • 14% of all fires were caused by mechanical or electrical failure
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