Red Rock Indian Band

Site: Lake Helen Fire Hall

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent (does not belong to Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for fire protection and prevention, and administration of the Ontario Fire Code 
  • Fire protection provided by Lake Helen Volunteer Fire Department with assistance from Nipigon Fire Department 
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires 
  • Practises regular standardized training modules and members also attend external training opportunities 
  • Maintains a fire hall, equipment, one pumper truck and a rapid attack vehicle
Provides the following services: 
  • Education programs including smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and fire/fall protection for Elders 
  • Emergency planning 
  • Fire investigation 
  • Fire suppression 
  • Hazardous materials information 
  • Home safety which includes ensuring all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm 
Emergency Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Red Rock Indian Band ; Prevention services are offered to Pays Plat First Nation, Fort William First Nation, Pic Mobert First Nation, Michipicoten First Nation, Rocky Bay First Nation, and Gull Bay First Nation
Eligibility Members of Red Rock Indian Band
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-887-2510
Toll Free Phone 1-877-887-2510
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-887-3446
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Primary Contact Larry Hicknell, Fire Chief and Fire Prevention Officer
Alternate Contact Josh Hardy, Deputy Fire Chief
Site Location Reserve is approx 100 km NE of Thunder Bay, just off junction of Hwy 11 & 17, 2 km E of Nipigon
Located In Community Red Rock Indian Band
Address 16 Main St
Red Rock Indian Band, ON P0T 2J0
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Mailing Address c/o Lake Helen Fire Department 
PO Box 1030 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)