Serpent River First Nation

Site: Administration Building

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • 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 
  • Maintains a community Fire Hall located at the Administration Complex
 
Provides the following services: 
  • Emergency planning 
  • Ensuring all exit lights are in working order  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety which includes ensuring all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers 
  • Response to mishap/accidents in Serpent River First Nation territory
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Serpent River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Serpent River First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2418
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-844-2757
Website www.serpentriverfn.ca
Primary Contact Percy Owl, Fire Chief and Roads Supervisor; Phone: 705-849-3648; Email: powl.srfn@ontera.net
Alternate Contact John Owl, Water Treatment Plant, Roads and Fire; Phone: 705-849-4746
Primary Executive Chad Commanda, Infrastructure Coordinator; Phone: 705-844-2418 ext 275 * 705-849-7909; Email: ccommanda.srfn@ontera.net
Site Location Community is on N shore of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, along Hwy 17 approx 160 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Cutler
Address 195 Village Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
 
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Intersection Village Rd and Sleepy Hollow Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 14 
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)