Village of Phoenix, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Phoenix 9-21-1993 (Ch. 19 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention and building construction — See Ch. 98.
Any Village of Phoenix officer or employee present at any fire scene at which the Village of Phoenix Fire Department is operating shall immediately report to the officer in charge at such fire scene and shall follow the directions of such officer in charge while present at such fire scene.
[Added 2-1-1994]
It shall be the policy of the Village of Phoenix Fire Department to reimburse members of Enterprise Fire Company No. 1 for the damage to or loss of any member-owned equipment damaged or destroyed in the execution of that member's duties or responsibilities as a fire fighter, upon the following terms and conditions:
A. 
Any member desiring to use his or her own equipment in the performance of his or her duties as a member of Enterprise Fire Company No. 1 shall register the equipment with the Village of Phoenix Fire Department, providing the following information:
(1) 
Type of equipment.
(2) 
Make or model of equipment.
(3) 
Model or serial number of equipment.
(4) 
Proof of purchase of equipment, showing date purchased and amount paid.
B. 
Any member desiring to use his or her own equipment in the performance of his or her duties as a member of Enterprise Fire Company No. 1 shall sign a release acknowledging that he or she has elected to use his or her own equipment in the performance of his or her duties as a member of Enterprise Fire Company No. 1 and will hold the Village of Phoenix Fire Department harmless from such use.
C. 
Any member having so registered his or her own equipment and having said equipment damaged or destroyed as a result of its use in the performance of his or her duties as a member of Enterprise Fire Company No. 1 shall be reimbursed for such damage or loss upon the following terms and conditions:
(1) 
The member certifies that the equipment has been damaged in the performance of his or her duties, showing the date, time and place of damage, and the equipment is surrendered to the Village of Phoenix Fire Department.
(2) 
The member certifies that the equipment has been destroyed in the performance of his or her duties, showing the date, time and place of loss.
(3) 
Upon such certification and/or surrender of such damaged or destroyed equipment, the said member shall be reimbursed the lesser amount of:
(a) 
The actual value of the equipment; or
(b) 
The actual value of the equipment that would have been provided by the Village of Phoenix Fire Department had said member not elected to use his or her own equipment.
(4) 
Damaged equipment for which a member has been reimbursed under this policy shall become the property of the Village of Phoenix Fire Department.