Cat Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 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
 
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 Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Cat Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Cat Lake First Nation
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-347-2100
After Hours Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-347-2099
Crisis Phone Police Dispatch: 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-347-2116
E-Mail catlakefirstnation@knet.ca
Primary Contact Patricia Oombash, Receptionist and Executive Secretary Assistant; Email: patriciao@catlake.ca
Primary Executive Fire Official
Alternate Executive Larry Laviolette, Fire Prevention Officer, Windigo First Nations Council, Sioux Lookout; Phone: 807-737-1059; Fax: 807-737-4075; Email: llaviolette@windigo.on.ca
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Located In Community Cat Lake First Nation
Address 122 Back Rd
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 81 
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1978
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)