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Fire and Emergency Services budget

Fire and Emergency Services makes up 13.7% of the City’s budget. In 2022, the City is increasing the Fire and Emergency Services operating budget by $9.7 million.

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

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

Interesting facts about this service

  • Responds to an average of 30,000 incidents annually
  • An average of 55% of the responses have met the travel time target over the past five years
  • Responded to 178 structure fires in 2020 of which 71% (126) were in residential occupancies
  •  60% of fires attended over the past five years had no working smoke alarm on fire floor (or presence could not be determined)