All Incidents by Ward

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Importance


Provides residents/businesses an overview of the number of incidents Hamilton fire fighters are responding to in their wards.

Story behind the numbers


In 2017, Stations 1, 6 and 4 were the three busiest station response areas, accounting for 32% of all incidents responded to. In 2017, 85.6% of all incidents were located in a full time staffed station response area, 6.5% of incidents were located in a volunteer station response area and approximately 6.5% of all incidents were located in a composite station response area (full time and volunteer).

Performance improvements


This data will help to identify opportunities for focusing fire safety education in neighbourhoods. The Hamilton Fire Department will continue to link and build community partnerships to share their fire safety messaging.

Source: Hamilton Fire Department, extracted February, 2018

Number of incidents by Ward

Year to date (reported quarterly) and previous 4 years

Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Q3 Total
Ward 1 1895 1997 2124 2073 1596 9685
Ward 2 4002 4505 4795 5357 4266 22925
Ward 3 3150 3475 3799 4140 3233 17797
Ward 4 2038 2209 2411 2486 1917 11061
Ward 5 1961 2193 2178 2293 1785 10410
Ward 6 1740 1907 1998 2030 1481 9156
Ward 7 2363 2434 2618 2885 2196 12469
Ward 8 2225 2293 2462 2376 1943 11299
Ward 9 1103 1059 1240 1333 1070 5805
Ward 10 913 971 977 996 784 4641
Ward 11 1275 1301 1430 1509 1147 6662
Ward 12 1196 1367 1411 1448 1028 6450
Ward 13 1092 1192 1113 1145 844 5386
Ward 14 582 518 663 626 525 2914
Ward 15 817 859 933 916 761 4286
N/A 0 2 5 2 14 23
Total
All Wards
26352 28282 30157 31615 24563