Commercial Service

Hamilton Fire Department Logo - photo of firefighters in dress uniform

Commercial/industrial businesses and properties are important to the local economy. Working collaboratively with our commercial/industrial partners will assist in reducing the incidents of fire through fire prevention initiatives, public education and pre-fire planning. Fire Prevention staff conduct inspections of occupancies to ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code.

Top Causes

 #1 Electrical/ Mechanical
#2 Arson

2017
It’s important to understand the top causes so fire prevention or public education activities can be designed based on this information.
 

Ward Breakdown >

Vulnerable Occupancy Inspections

33

2018 Q1
Residents of vulnerable occupancies are protected through compliance with the fire code and properly trained staff in their facility that are ready to respond to a fire emergency.

Data Details >

Structure Fires

10
 

2018 Q1
Commercial businesses and industry are important to the livelihood of citizens and a commercial fire can have a serious impact on the local economy.

Data Details >