Wunnumin Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Call Band Office during regular hours; after hours phone answered by Nishnawbe-Aski Police who have a list of Wunnumin Lake First Nation volunteer firemen on-call
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 with Nishnawbe-Aski Police schedule
Areas Served Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Prevention Officer 807-442-1194 
Band Office 807-442-2559
Crisis Phone Nishnawbe-Aski Police, Wunnumin Lake Detachment 807-442-2570 
Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-442-2627
Website www.wunnumin.ca
Primary Contact Terrence McKoop, Fire Prevention Officer; Email: terrencem@wunnumin.ca
Alternate Contact Wayne McKoop, Operations and Maintenance Services Manager; Email: waynem@wunnumin.ca
Site Location Community is approx 360 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on W shores of Wunnumin Lake and 40 km E of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Located In Community Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Address Wunnumin Lake First Nation, ON P0V 2Z0
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Prevention 
PO Box 105 
Wunnumin Lake, ON P0V 2Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)