[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Upper Pottsgrove 4-6-2009 by Res. No. 555. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose and objective of this chapter is to reconfirm Upper Pottsgrove Township Fire Company No. 1 as the duly reconfirmed volunteer fire company for Upper Pottsgrove Township and to designate those duties and activities which the Township shall authorize either by approval under formal governing procedures or by approval following application by the fire company to the municipality for written approval, in accordance with the terms hereof. These duties and activities are as follows:
The volunteer fire company reconfirmed by Upper Pottsgrove Township is authorized to actively engage in fire fighting within the boundaries of the Township.
A volunteer fire fighter may engage only in those acts which are reconfirmed as fire-fighting activities. Such acts are limited to the following activities of a fire fighter while actually engaged as a fire fighter:
The fire fighter's act of going to or returning from any fire which the fire company of which he/she is a member shall have attended;
The fire fighter's participation in fire-fighting instruction and fire drills which the fire company of which he/she is a member shall have attended;
The fire fighter's participation in repair and/or other work on fire apparatus, buildings and grounds of the fire company or fire department, which work is specifically authorized by the Chief of the fire company or fire department; and
The fire fighter's performance in responding to any emergency call for any purpose or while riding upon the fire apparatus owned or used by the fire company of which he/she is a member.
This designation may be modified from time to time by future resolution of Upper Pottsgrove Township.