Batchewana First Nation

Site: Administration Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Fire protection services are contracted under Municipal Transfer Agreements: 
  • Rankin Reserve is serviced by the city of Saut Ste Marie 
  • Goulais Bay Reserve is serviced by the Goulais Bay Volunteer Fire Department 
  • Obadjiwan Reserve is serviced by the Batchewana Bay Volunteer Fire Department
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 
  • Works closely with the volunteer fire department of Blind River
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 
  • Response to mishap/accidents in Batchewana First Nation territory
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun  
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Areas Served Batchewana First Nation
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-0914
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-759-9171
Primary Contact Agnes Lidstone, Operations and Maintenance Manager; Phone: 705-759-0914 ext 236
Alternate Contact Kim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-759-0914 ext 210
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Batchewana First Nation
Address 236 Frontenac St
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1
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Intersection Frontenac St and Batchewana St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)