Commercial Structure Fires

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Importance


Overall number of commercial building structure fires the Hamilton Fire Department responds to.

Story behind the numbers


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

Performance improvements


A reduction in the number of commercial structure fires can be reflective of increased knowledge of fire safety practices and compliance with regulations in the workplace.

Source: Hamilton Fire Department, extracted February, 2018

Number of commercial building and related structure fires

Year to date (reported quarterly) and previous 4 years

Year Total Fires
2014 92
2015 72
2016 76
2017 72
2018 Q1 10