[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Easttown 11-15-1993 by Ord. No. 268-93. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Berwyn Fire Company, organized and existing in the Township of Easttown, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Paoli Fire Company, organized and existing in the Township of Tredyffrin, are hereby recognized as the official fire companies for the Township, in order that Berwyn Fire Company and Paoli Fire Company and their members may derive the full benefit of governmental immunity and workers' compensation statutes, rules and regulations.
Berwyn Fire Company and Paoli Fire Company are hereby authorized to provide such services to the Township as may be necessary for the protection of property and persons situate therein, including, by way of example but not of limitation, the following:
Prevention of loss or injury to persons and property from fire, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous materials and like dangerous eventualities;
Removal of water from property after storms, assistance in the removal, abatement and prevention of damage or injury to persons or property, whether through natural or man-made causes, and performance of like public service functions of an emergency or nonemergency nature;
Conducting and participation in such educational or training activities, either within or outside of Easttown Township, as may be deemed necessary by the officers of the Companies to maintain proficiency in providing service; and
Responding to calls and providing service to municipalities outside of Easttown Township.
In addition to participating in the activities authorized in § 28-2 above, or in going to or returning from any authorized activity, the members of Berwyn Fire Company and Paoli Fire Company are authorized to do the following when properly approved by an officer of the Companies:
Participate in any type of drill, training, education, ceremony, practice, test or parade;
Engage in fund-raising activities benefiting Berwyn Fire Company or Paoli Fire Company;
Engage in the performance of any other duty or activity intended for the proper benefit of Berwyn Fire Company or Paoli Fire Company.