M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Fire Department

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
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 
  • Participates in regional firefighter competitions 
  • Maintains a two-bay community fire hall
 
Provides the following services:  
  • Education  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety including smoke alarm and fire extinguisher checks upon request
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Emergency Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5136
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-377-4980
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Eli Fox, Fire Prevention Officer
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 75 Bebonang St
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 2 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)