Deer Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation 
Treaty #5
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 Deer Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Deer Lake First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-775-2141 
807-775-2100
Crisis Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-775-9954
Fax 807-775-2220
Website www.deerlake.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Fire Official
Primary Executive Roy Dale Meekis, Chief
Alternate Executive Lita Pemmican, Band Administrator; Email: litapemmican@knet.ca
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Red Lake on NE shore of Deer Lake
Located In Community Deer Lake First Nation
Address Deer Lake, ON P0V 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
Box 39 
Deer Lake, ON P0V 1N0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with side ramp but no automatic push button doors; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)