Dokis First Nation

Site: Public Works Building - Subdivision Rd

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
  • Replaced old fire truck with new one in 2009 
  • Receives some equipment and gear for volunteers through the Fire Equipment Distribution Centre of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC)
Description (Service) Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code  
  • Provides fire protection for community members 
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires 
  • Provides/organizes training for community volunteer firefighters 
  • Maintains a 2-bay Fire Hall  
  • Works with other volunteer fire departments in area 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Members of Dokis First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Department: 705-763-2330 
Band Office: 705-763-2200
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-763-2087
Primary Executive Gilbert Dokis Jr, Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Charlene Restoule, Band Manager; Phone: 705-763-2200; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address Subdivision Rd
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
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Mailing Address c/o Volunteer Fire Dept 
940-A Main St 
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Fire Station built 2008
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)