City Budget
Fire and Emergency Services

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services

Business Plan & Budget Archive

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