Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Volunteer Fire Department

Service: Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for fire protection and prevention, and administration of the Ontario Fire Code 
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires 
  • Practises regular standardized training modules and members also attend external training opportunities 
  • Maintains a fire hall, equipment and 2 fire trucks
 
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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1798
After Hours Phone 1-807-229-1666
Crisis Phone 1-866-534-5542
Fax 807-229-1944
Website www.picriver.com
Primary Executive Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Joanne Michano, Band Administrator; Phone: 807-229-1749; Email: joanne.michano@picriver.com
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Address 29 Pic River Rd
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
General Delivery 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)