[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Pine 5-17-1993 by Ord. No. 211. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Wexford Volunteer Fire Company, organized and existing in the Township of Pine, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is hereby designated as the officially recognized volunteer fire company for the Township of Pine.
The Wexford Volunteer Fire Company is hereby authorized to provide such services to the Township of Pine 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. The Wexford Volunteer Fire Company may also provide nonemergency and public service functions, such as, again 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.
The Wexford Volunteer Fire Company may also conduct and participate in such training activities and drills, either within or outside of the Township of Pine, as may be deemed necessary by its officers to maintain proficiency in providing services and may also respond to fire and other emergency calls and provide services to municipalities outside of the Township of Pine.
In addition to actually participating in the activities of the fire company as authorized above or in going to or returning from any activity, the members of the Wexford Volunteer Fire Company are also authorized to do the following things:
Engage in any type of drill, training, ceremony, practice, test or parade, when duly called for or authorized by an officer or officers of the fire company.
Engage in fund-raising activities for the fire company, when authorized by an officer or officers of the fire company.
Engage in the performance of any other duty or activity authorized by any officer of the fire company.
The purpose of this chapter is to recognize the Wexford Volunteer Fire Company as the official volunteer fire company of the Township of Pine and to state additional authorized activities in which its officers and members may engage for workmen's compensation purposes.