Residential Service

Merging Citizen Dashboard with Open Hamilton

The Citizen Dashboard is in the process of being converted into an Open Data format, linking the Citizen Dashboard with Open Hamilton.  During this conversion, the data on the Citizen Dashboard will not be updated quarterly, resulting in some data being out of date.  The conversion is underway and is expected to be fully completed by June 2019. 

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Residential Fire InformationThe protection of lives and property is paramount to the Hamilton Fire Department. A response with the appropriate resources and equipment to a residential structure fire and containment of the fire will lead to a reduction in property loss and will save lives. Citizens continue to be injured or killed in fires that are clearly preventable. Educating residents on the causes of residential fires can contribute to a change in behaviours, a reduction in residential fires, associated injuries and deaths.

Structure Fires

164
 

2018 Q3
Over 76.5% of all structure fires occur in people’s homes.

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Alarmed & Ready

240 Smoke Alarms installed
207 Batteries installed

2018 Q3
Operational smoke alarms provide the earliest warning of a fire and give you the necessary time to evacuate safely.

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Top Causes

#1 Unattended cooking

#2 Careless smoking

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

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Public Events

503

2018 Q3
Public events are an opportunity for the Hamilton Fire Department to educate citizens on service delivery and fire safety.

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Home Visits

11,713

2017
Home Fire Safety Education Program ensures citizens have operational smoke alarms in their homes. This initiative also ensures residents are educated in home fire safety and the behaviours responsible for many home fires.

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DATA NOTE: The Citizen Dashboard is in the process of being converted into an Open Data format, linking the Citizen Dashboard with Open Hamilton.  During this conversion, the data on the Citizen Dashboard will not be updated quarterly, resulting in some data being out of date.  The conversion is underway and is expected to be fully completed by June 2019.