City of Warren, PA
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Warren 8-20-1979 by Ord. No. 1247 (Ch. 7, Part 1A, of the 1997 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 12-12-1988 by Ord. No. 1491]
No person not an active member of the Fire Department of the City of Warren shall at any time drive or ride on any fire apparatus of the Fire Department except City officials and those persons as may be authorized by the Fire Chief from time to time.
[Amended 12-12-1988 by Ord. No. 1491]
The police of the City, upon order from the Fire Chief at any fire, shall rope off or otherwise barricade the area around a fire at such distance as may be designated by the Fire Chief.
[Amended 12-12-1988 by Ord. No. 1491]
No person, except members of the Warren City Fire Department and/or members of fire departments which have been called to assist or provide mutual aid to the Warren City Fire Department may enter into the roped off or otherwise barricaded area referred to in § 255-2 or handle or meddle with any hose, equipment or apparatus being used at any fire, provided that the Manager, Borough police officers or police officers called to assist with Warren City police and any owner or lessee of property located within the area and any other person who may be approved by the Fire Chief may enter within the aforesaid barricaded area.
No person may meddle with, tamper with, injure or damage any hose, truck or other fire apparatus or equipment or property of the Fire Department.
No person may drive any vehicle or run any locomotive, railroad car or train within or through the roped off or barricaded area, and such person shall remain outside that area until permitted to pass by the Fire Chief or other person in charge at the fire.
No person, during a fire or while a hose is being used for fire-fighting purposes, may drive any vehicle, locomotive, railroad car or train over said hose.
[Amended 1-14-1985 by Ord. No. 1398]
No person shall in any way interfere or tamper with or block access to or visibility of any public fire hydrant, and no person shall attempt to take water from any such hydrant, except for fire-fighting purposes, without advance permission from the Director of the Department of Public Works.
[Amended 1-14-1985 by Ord. No. 1398; 12-8-1997 by Ord. No. 1622]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.