Couchiching First Nation

Site: Fort Frances - Fire Hall 1

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
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:
  • Auto extrication  
  • Education  
  • 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 Couchiching First Nation
Eligibility Must be 18 years of age and older to join Volunteer Fire Dept
Application Call for assistance
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3228
Toll Free Phone 1-888-581-0251
After Hours Phone 807-274-8779 or 807-274-2830
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-274-6458
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Christine Jourdain, Deputy Fire Chief; Phone: 807-274-9013 * 807-275-8703 * 807-274-2830
Alternate Contact Greg Allan, Fire Prevention Officer, Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services; Phone: 807-274-8531 ext 227 * (Cell) 807-275-7230; Fax: 807-274-4330; Email:
Site Location Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Couchiching First Nation
Address Fire Hall #1
103 Hwy 11 E, RMB 2027, R.R. #2
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Hwy 11 and Couchiching Dr
Mailing Address c/o Fire Dept 
PO Box 432 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established January 1, 1973
Funding Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)