OFNTSC Head Office: 1-905-768-3399; Brantford: 226-493-0225; Thunder Bay: 807-623-9595

Fire & Safety



The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) offers a wide variety of services to Ontario First Nations and tribal councils. The OFNTSC’s Fire and Safety Service works with communities and tribal councils to provide:


  • Provide assistance to regional fire prevention officers, building code interpretation and compliance as it relates to fire safety
  • Fire department administration review and analysis
  • Coordination of bulk fire equipment purchases
  • Emergency vehicle specification review/analysis
  • Compile fire loss reports from First Nations


Services offered by the OFNTSC are free of charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. Please note that there maybe costs associated to attend training sessions, conferences and symposiums. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.




  • Emergency vehicle specifications tailored to meet community and geographical needs
  • Improved efficiency in fire department administration
  • Additional purchasing power when procuring firefighting equipment
  • Community will be prepared in the event of a fire


The OFNTSC’s Fire and Safety Service will be working on these priorities for the next fiscal year:


  • Fire protection (technical support for First Nations conducting needs surveys and policy support)
  • Fire prevention (setup library for distribution of fire prevention materials)
  • Coordinate regional fire safety poster contest for First Nation students from grades 1-12
  • Submit fire equipment bulk purchase proposal for First Nations to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)(provide advisory services for all fire equipment purchased)
  • Fire inspection services (provide advisory service to First Nations on obtaining specialized services from ISC)

Trainer contract services agreement (negotiate with senior training officer for continued training services in emergency planning)

Contact Information:

If you have any questions in regards to the services offered by the OFNTSC, we invite you to make contact with one of our service centres. Please contact the Service Centre geographically located closest to you.

Thunder Bay:
1159 Alloy Drive, Suite 202
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6M8

Telephone: 807-623-9595

Toll Free: 1-888-892-8281

Fax: 807-623-2566

Email: paseguin@ofntsc.org  or reception@ofntsc.org
195 Henry Street
Building #4, Unit #3
Brantford, ON
N3S 5C9
Telephone: (226) 493-0225
Toll Free:  1-888-535-3383
Fax: (416) 651- 1673
Mississaugas of the Credit:
78 First Line Road
New Credit Commercial Plaza
Unit 202, Box 8
Hagersville, ON
N0A 1H0
Telephone: (905) 768-3399
Toll Free:  1-888-535-3383  
Fax: (905) 768-1999
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