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Borough of Homestead, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Homestead 2-11-1993 by Ord. No. 1034. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Claims — See Ch. 12.
Fire Department — See Ch. 23.
Police Department — See Ch. 59.
Whenever the Homestead Volunteer Fire Department, the Homestead Borough Ambulance Authority and the Homestead Police Department respond to fire calls and/or fire alarms at sites within the Borough of Homestead, or outside the Borough of Homestead in response to calls for mutual aid from a neighboring municipality, the owners of property at which fires occur shall be responsible for payment to the Homestead Volunteer Fire Department, the Homestead Borough Ambulance Authority and the Homestead Police Department for all damage or loss to property or equipment suffered by the Homestead Police Department, the Homestead Borough Ambulance Authority and the Homestead Volunteer Fire Department in responding to such fire calls and/or fire alarms.
Whenever the Homestead Police Department responds to fire calls and/or fire alarms at sites within the Borough of Homestead, or outside the Borough of Homestead in response to calls for mutual aid from a neighboring municipality, the owners of property at which fires occur shall be responsible for payment to the Borough of Homestead for all wages paid to Homestead police officers who respond to such fire calls and/or fire alarms and are executing their duties to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community.
[Added 3-12-1998 by Ord. No. 1086]
Whenever the Homestead Volunteer Fire Department responds to fire calls and/or fire alarms at sites within the Borough of Homestead, or outside the Borough of Homestead in response to calls for mutual aid from a neighboring municipality, the owners of property at which fires occur, or the appropriate insurance companies shall be responsible for payment to the Homestead Volunteer Fire Department of fire service fees in accordance with the following schedule:
Type
Amount
Structure fire ($10,000 or less in damage)
$500
Structure fire (Over $10,000 in damage)
800
Car fire
300
Elevator entrapment
300
Fuel spill (residential)
125
Fuel spill (commercial/industrial)
250
Other
250