Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
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: 
  • Auto extrication  
  • Education  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety which includes ensuring (and annually inspecting) all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers
Hours Band Office Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-482-2603
E-Mail reception.manitou@bellnet.ca
Website www.rainyriverfirstnations.com
Primary Executive Shawn Brown, Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Tammy Ryll, Interim Director of Administration; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 224; Email: t.ryll@rrfns.com
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Volunteer Fire Department 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)