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; Phone: 705-377-5806
Alternate Executive Elvis Debassige, Volunteer Fireman; Phone: 705-377-4476
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)