Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Volunteer Fire Department

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
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 and one pumper truck with a staff of 15 volunteer firefighters  
  • Works closely in an agreement with the Parry Sound fire department
 
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-4:30 pm 
Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-2531
Crisis Phone 9-1-1 or 
705-746-9226
Fax 705-746-5984
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Ryan Tabobondung, Acting Fire Chief; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2256
Primary Executive Ryan Tabobondung, Director of Public Works; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2256; Email: dopw@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address 1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Volunteer Fire Department 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)