[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Willingboro as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Interference with Fire Apparatus
Article II Damaging Fire Hydrants
[Derived from Sec. 3-11 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances]
No person shall drive any vehicle over a fire hose except upon specified orders from the Director of Public Safety or other line officer in charge where the hose is used.
No person shall park any vehicle or otherwise cause any obstruction to be placed on or within 20 feet of the driveway approach of any firehouse or any fire station or other place where fire apparatus is then stored or within 10 feet of any fire hydrant.
No unauthorized person with any vehicle shall follow within 200 feet of any fire or rescue apparatus.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be punishable by one or more of the following: a fine not to exceed $2,000, a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days or a period of community service not to exceed 90 days.
[Derived from Sec. 3-18 of the 2003 Revised General Ordinances]
It shall be unlawful for any person, other than a duly authorized member of the Fire Company, agent or employee of the Township or agent or employee of the Willingboro Municipal Utilities Authority, while engaged in the performance of duties and for the uses and purposes of such Company, Township or Authority, to open or attempt to open any of the fire hydrants or valves connected with the waterworks system in the Township, without such person first obtaining written permission from the proper authority or officials.
No person shall in any manner obstruct or prevent free access to any fire hydrant or shall in any manner tamper with, injure, deface, damage, remove, destroy any fire hydrant or damage by causing or permitting a vehicle to come into contact with any fire hydrant or place or store, temporarily or otherwise, any object, material, snow, debris or structure of any kind within a distance of 10 feet of any fire hydrant.