Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
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 Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternate Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility Residents of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5916
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-7228
After Hours Phone 807-276-1376
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-488-5345
E-Mail biggrassyfirechief@hotmail.com
Website www.biggrassy.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Timothy Archie, Fire Chief; Phone: (Cell) 807-276-1376 * 807-488-5916 ext 26; Email: biggrassyfirechief@hotmail.com
Alternate Contact Fire Prevention Officer, Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council, Sioux Narrows; Fax: 807-226-4459; Email: fireprevention@akrc.on.ca
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address 410 Anishinabe Way, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
PO Box 453 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)