Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial 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 
  • Maintains a fire hall and equipment
 
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
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-3640 
Fire Hall: 705-278-4287
After Hours Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 705-278-3327
Fax 705-278-1193
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
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Primary Executive Wayne Koostachin, Fire Chief; Email: wayne@fafnmail.com
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)