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Batchewana First Nation
Fire Department

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Description
Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code

  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires
  • Works closely with the volunteer fire department of Blind River

Provides the following services:
  • Education
  • Emergency planning
  • Fire investigation
  • Fire suppression
  • Hazardous materials information
  • Home safety which includes ensuring all homes are equipped (and annually inspected) with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers
  • Response to mishap/accidents in Batchewana First Nation territory
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron TreatyFire protection services are contracted under Municipal Transfer Agreements:
  • Rankin Reserve is serviced by the city of Saut Ste Marie
  • Goulais Bay Reserve is serviced by the Goulais Bay Volunteer Fire Department
  • Obadjiwan Reserve is serviced by the Batchewana Bay Volunteer Fire Department
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
Call for assistance
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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