Borough of Adamstown, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Adamstown 9-5-1993 by Ord. No. 260 (Ch. 1, Part 4, of the 1990 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Firemen's relief association —  See Ch. 31.
Adamstown Fire Company No. 1, a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the "Fire Company," is hereby designated as the officially recognized volunteer fire company to provide first due response for the Borough of Adamstown, Lancaster and Berks Counties, Pennsylvania.
Borough Council hereby authorizes the Fire Company to perform the following activities and services:
A. 
To provide such services as may be necessary for the protection of property and persons situate therein, which include, by way of example and not of limitation, the extinguishment and prevention of loss of life and property from fire, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents and other dangerous situations.
B. 
To provide nonemergency and public services such as, by way of example and not of limitation, removing water from property after storms and assisting in the removal, abatement and prevention of damage or injury to persons or property, whether through natural causes or man-made situations.
C. 
To conduct and participate in such training activities and drills, either within or outside the Borough, as may be deemed necessary by the officers of the Fire Company to maintain proficiency in providing services.
D. 
To respond to calls and provide services to municipalities outside the Borough when so requested by such municipality or another fire company or when directed to so respond by Lancaster County Communications.
Borough Council hereby authorizes the members of the Fire Company to perform the following activities and services when so requested by an officer of the Fire Company:
A. 
To engage in any type of drill, training, ceremony, practice, test or parade.
B. 
To engage in fund-raising activities for the Fire Company.
C. 
To engage in the performance of any other duty or activity which contributes to the mission of the Fire Company.
The purpose of this chapter is to recognize the Fire Company as the official first due response fire company of the Borough and to state additional authorized activities for members of the Fire Company for workers' compensation and governmental immunity purposes.