Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Band Office

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) 
Non-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  
  • Coordinates training for local volunteer firefighters  
  • Works closely with the Little Current and Espanola Fire Departments when required
 
Provides the following services:  
  • Education  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3292
Toll Free Phone 1-877-246-0564
Crisis Phone Fire Chief 705-283-1389
Fax 705-283-3481
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
Primary Contact Blair Sampson, Fire Chief; Email: blair@sheshegwaning.org
Primary Executive Frank Cada, Plant and Operations Director; Phone: 705-283-3292 ext 28; Email: frank@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Dennis Blackburn, Band Executive Director; Email: dennis@sheshegwaning.org
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079A Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Volunteer Fire Department 
PO Box 1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)