Thessalon First Nation

Site: Public Works and Infrastructure

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron 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
Provides the following services: 
  • Emergency planning 
  • Ensuring all exit lights are in working order  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety which includes ensuring all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers 
  • Response to mishap/accidents in Thessalon First Nation territory
Huron Shores Volunteer Fire Department (Station 1) responds to all fire related calls on the Thessalon First Nation on a Mutual Aid Agreement basis
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Members of Thessalon First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-842-3547
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-842-2753
Primary Contact Doug Bisaillon, Public Works and Infrastructure Manager; Email:
Site Location Community is on N shore of Lake Huron, 12 km E of town of Thessalon and 103 km SE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Thessalon
Address 164A Biish Rd
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
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Intersection Biish Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
Box 9 
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)