[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Sharon Hill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Establishment of Department
Article II Duties of Members
[Adopted 12-28-1972 by Ord. No. 1019 (Ch. 7, Art. I, of the 1972 Code)]
The Sharon Hill Fire Company is hereby designated as the Fire Department of the Borough of Sharon Hill.
Funds shall be allocated for the various expenses of the Fire Company in each annual budget of the Borough of Sharon Hill.
The officers of the Fire Department shall be elected each year in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Sharon Hill Fire Company.
[Adopted 3-9-1942 by Ord. No. 652 (Ch. 7, Art. II, of the 1972 Code)]
The duties of the Sharon Hill Fire Company and its members shall comprise the following: attending fires, fire drills, firemen's conventions and parades, or any emergency call to save life or relieve public distress within or without the limits of the Borough, either with or without the company's apparatus; attending any other activity within or without the limits of the Borough to promote the interests of the company, including events of a social nature to raise funds for the company; servicing, repairing and caring for the company's apparatus and altering, repairing and cleaning the company's firehouse.
This article is passed pursuant to the Act of Assembly of July 2, 1941 (P.L. 222) by which it is provided that the Workers' Compensation Law shall apply not only to injuries sustained by members of a volunteer fire company while actually engaged as firemen or while going to and returning from any fire, but also while performing any other duties of such company authorized by the respective municipality in which it is located.