Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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 
  • Maintains a fire hall and two 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 Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
After Hours Service: varies with Nishnawbe-Aski Police schedule
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary 705-275-4444 
Band Office 705-275-4440
After Hours Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 705-275-4555
Crisis Phone Nursing Station 705-275-4444
Fax 705-275-1023
Primary Contact Brandon Spence, Fire Chief and Emergency Coordinator
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address Kashechewan
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 240 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)