Webequie First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
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
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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
After Hours Service: varies, based on Nishnawbe-Aski Police schedule
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Members of Webequie First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-6531
After Hours Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police: 807-353-1448
Fax 807-353-1218
E-Mail info@webequie.ca
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Contact Bill Jacob, Fire Chief, Webequie First Nation Fire Department
Alternate Contact Morris Douglas, Matawa Fire Marshal, Matawa First Nations Management; Phone: 807-344-4575; Fax: 807-346-4270; Email: mdouglas@matawa.on.ca
Site Location Community is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Webequie
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 268 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)