Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Fire Hall/First Response team is located on Pickerel River Rd in the former Public Works building
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 community 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-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-857-2331
Toll Free Phone 1-800-614-5533
Crisis Phone Fire Department 705-857-2121
Fax 705-857-3021
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Lionel Fox, Fire Chief; Email: lfoxfirechief@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Millie Pawis, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 230; Email: Millie.Pawis@henveyinlet.com
Alternate Executive Lyndy McQuabbie, Administrative Assistant; Email: l_mcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address Band Office
295 Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)