Temagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron 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
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-5 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8943
Toll Free Phone 1-888-737-9884
Crisis Phone Bear Island Police: 705-237-8963 
Emergencies: 705-569-3434
Fax 705-237-8959
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Jamie Saville, Acting Fire Chief; Email: jamie.saville@temagamifirstnation.ca
Alternate Contact Community Infrastructure Manager; Email: cim@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)