The Fort William First Nation First Response Team would like to notify community members and visitors that the First Response Team will be using flashing amber lights when responding to emergency calls within the community.
If you see a vehicle approaching behind you with flashing amber lights in the community, follow these steps!

  1. If you are at a stop sign, allow the vehicle with flashing amber lights to continue first when safe to do so;
  2. If the vehicle is approaching from behind, yield the right of way and pull over to the side of the road when safe to do so to allow the vehicle with flashing amber lights to pass safely. Using your turn signal to show when you are pulling to the side of the road is an indicator for First Responders to safely pass;
  3. If you are unable to yield the right of way due to traffic, continue to drive as usual until it is safe to yield the right of way.

First Responders who are responding to an emergency medical call within the community to arrive more rapidly. This is a courtesy and is greatly appreciated by the First Response Team! Help save lives and yield to flashing amber lights!

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact Mason Morriseau who’s contact information can be found on the Team Contacts page.

By Mason Morriseau

Fort William First Nation Medical First Response Team Chief

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