[Ord. 483, 1/8/2003, § 1]
The Manor Volunteer Fire Department is designated the officially recognized fire company for the Borough of Manor, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
[Ord. 422, 8/1/1990, § I; as amended by Ord. 559, 9/16/2015, § 1]
The Borough of Manor Volunteer Fire Department and its membership are authorized by the Council to perform the following duties in addition to the normal firefighting, rescue and emergency medical duties:
Respond to alarms/fire calls, including all emergency and firefighting activities related thereto or authorized by the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department; and to render assistance to other municipalities pursuant to the provisions of the Interstate Mutual Aid System (35 Pa.C.S.A. § 7331 et seq.) and/or as part of an official mutual aid agreement entered into by the Borough prior to the effective date of Act 93 of 2008 (35 Pa.C.S.A. § 7331 et seq.). For purposes of this subsection, "respond to alarms/fire calls" shall include the volunteer firefighter's travel from and direct return to the firefighter's house, place of business, or other place where he or she shall have been when he/she received the call or alarm.
Perform repair, maintenance or other work on fire company equipment at the direction of the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department or officer in charge.
Participate in authorized training or instruction fire drills pertaining to the operation or certification of the fire company as authorized by the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department or officer in charge.
Participate in authorized fire prevention programs/activities within the coverage area when authorized by the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department or the officer in charge.
Perform administrative duties supporting the duties of the Fire Department when authorized by the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department or officer in charge. Records listing personnel on the active roles of the Fire Department shall be provided to the Borough on an annual basis.
Participate in approved and authorized fund-raising events sponsored by the Fire Department within the coverage area. Participation in fund-raising activities of any kind outside the coverage area shall not be allowed without written authorization of the Borough and the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department. All fund-raising activities must be preapproved by the Borough and the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department.
Participate in community events, school events, holiday or ceremonial duties, parades and funerals for emergency service personnel within the Coverage Area only with prior authorization by the Borough and the authorized approving authority of the Fire Department.
"Coverage area," when used in this subpart, for the Manor Volunteer Fire Department, shall include the Borough of Manor, the Township of North Huntingdon, the Township of Penn, the Township of Hempfield, the Borough of Irwin, the Borough of North Irwin and the Borough of Penn.