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Fire and Emergency Services

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services

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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:

  • Public Education
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fire Plans Examination
  • Emergency Dispatch
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire Cause Determination

Interesting facts about this service:

In 2016:

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