Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Site: Wikwemikong Fire Protection

Service: Wikwemikong Fire Protection Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
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  
  • Coordinates training for local volunteer firefighters  
  • Works to surpass the current standards for the First Nations Fire and Rescue
Provides the following services:  
  • Education and awareness  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wikwemikong
  • Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory 
  • Volunteer firefighter opportunity for WUIR members 19-55 years of age; call for appointment with Fire Chief
Application In case of fire, call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-2011
Fax 705-859-3851
E-Mail wuir.firechief@gmail.com
Website www.wiikwemkoong.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Bernie Brant, Fire Chief, Wikwemikong Fire Protection
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 25 B Sesame St
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
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Intersection Sesame St and Wikwemikong Way
Mailing Address c/o Wikwemikong Fire Protection 
PO Box 112 
19-A Complex Dr 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)