Eabametoong First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Alternate Deputy Fire Chief: Fritz Waboose
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 community fire hall
 
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-12 noon, 12:30 pm-5 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Eabamet Lake
Eligibility Members of Eabametoong First Nation
Application No restrictions
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-242-7221 or 807-242-7468 
Fire Hall 807-242-1300
Crisis Phone NAN Police Service 807-242-8561 
Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-242-1440
E-Mail reception@eabametoongfn.ca
Website www.eabametoong.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive John Slipperjack Jr, Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Morris Douglas, Matawa Fire Marshal, Matawa First Nations Management; Phone: 807-344-4575; Fax: 807-346-4270; Email: mdouglas@matawa.on.ca
Site Location Community is on N shore of Eabamet Lake, 155 km NE of Armstrong, 360 km N of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Eabametoong First Nation
Address Eabamet Lake
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 298 
Eabamet Lake, ON P0T 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)