Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Pickle Lake Fire Attack Base employs 5 firefighters from Mishkeegogamang on a seasonal basis for fire prevention services
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 the Fire Hall and equipment
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 Office Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-928-2414 
Crisis Phone Police emergencies: 1-888-310-1121
Fax 807-928-2077
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Contact Jeff Loon, Acting Fire Chief and Public Works Supervisor; Phone: 807-928-2750; Fax: 807-928-2579
Alternate Contact David Masakeyash, Chief; Phone: (Cell) 807-252-1412 * (Residence) 807-928-2927; Email: davidmasakeyash@msn.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, approx 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address 1 First Nation St
Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
General Delivery 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)