Source: Hamilton Fire Department, extracted February, 2018
The Hamilton Fire Department is an integral part of the community. Participation in public events allows HFD to interact and educate the public on fire safety measures but also the many services provided to citizens.
Story behind the numbers
Hamilton Fire Department personnel attend community events and schedule pro-active sessions with the public in an effort to educate residents on fire safety matters. This helps citizens understand what behaviours contribute to fires and what actions are necessary in order to prevent fires from occurring.
The Fire Protection and Prevention Act require that the Hamilton Fire Department provide public education programs to citizens. Improved knowledge of fire safety matters can lead to a change in behaviours and a reduction in the number of responses and more specifically, structure fires, associated property loss/ injuries and deaths.
Number of public events the Hamilton Fire Department participated in including number of child, adult and senior participants
Annual (reported quarterly) and previous 2 years
|Year||Total Events||Child Participants||Adult Participants||Senior Participants|
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