Re.: Fire Prevention, Ch. X.

       Fire and Police Department Retirement, Ch. I, Art. 7.

The chief of the fire department, or in his or her absence, the assistant chief or acting chief, shall have full power, control and command over all persons whomsoever present at fires, and he or she shall direct the use of all fire apparatus and equipment, and command all firefighters in the discharge of their duties. He or she shall take such measures as he or she shall deem necessary in the preservation of life and property and the extinguishing of fires.

(R.O. 1964, 9-101)

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drive any wagon, carriage, automobile, truck, locomotive, railroad care or any other vehicle over any fire hose, laid in any street, avenue, alley, bridge or vacant lot; provided, that this section shall not apply to any apparatus or vehicle belonging to the fire department.

(R.O. 1964, 9-102)

No person shall place or cause to be placed upon or about any fire hydrant any rubbish, building material, fence or other obstruction of any character whatsoever in any manner to obstruct, hinder or delay the fire department in the performance of its duties in case of fire. Nor shall any person hitch or cause to be hitched to any fire hydrant any animal or animals, nor fasten the same to any guy rope or brace nor back or stand any wagon, truck, automobile or other vehicle within 15 feet of any such hydrant.

(R.O. 1964, 9-103)

It shall be unlawful for any person or person sot make or sound or cause to be made or sounded or by any other means any false alarm of fire without reasonable cause.

(R.O. 1964, 9-104)

No person or persons shall use any fire apparatus or equipment owned by the city for any private purpose, nor shall any person willfully and without property authority remove, take away, keep or conceal any tool, appliance or other article used in any way by the fire department.

(R.O. 1964, 9-105)

Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding $100, or be imprisoned not to exceed 30 days, or be both so fined and imprisoned.

(R.O. 1964, 9-106)