Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuck Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
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 
Provides the following services: 
  • Education  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety which includes ensuring (and annually inspecting) all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
After Hours Service varies, based on Nishnawbe-Aski Police schedule
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort Albany First Nation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office: 705-278-1044 
Fire Hall: 705-278-4287
After Hours Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 705-278-3327
Fax 705-278-1193
Primary Executive Thomas Tomagitic, Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Wilbert Wesley, EMS Coordinator, Mushkegowuk Council; Phone: 705-658-4222; Fax: 705-658-4035
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address Fort Albany First Nation
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 1 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)