Grassy Narrows First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Grassy Narrows First Nation
Eligibility Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation
Application Call Band Office during regular hours; after hours phone answered by Treaty #3 Police who have a list of Grassy Narrows First Nation volunteer firemen on-call
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Hall 807-925-2323 
Band Office 807-925-2201
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-1790
Crisis Phone Grassy Narrows Police: 807-925-2221
Fax 807-925-2552
Primary Contact Alva Assin, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-925-2201 ext 204
Alternate Contact Ted Assin, Fire Official; Phone: 807-925-2323
Site Location Community is 80 km N of Kenora at the end of Hwy 671, along the English-Wabigoon River system, near the Manitoba border
Located In Community Grassy Narrows First Nation
Address Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
General Delivery 
Grassy Narrows, ON P0X 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)