Town of Agawam, MA
Hampden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Agawam 12-21-1972 as § 7-1 and 7-3 of the Code of the Town of Agawam. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarm systems — See Ch. 69.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 106.

§ 27-1 Establishment; Fire Chief; membership.

There is hereby established a Fire Department, consisting of a Fire Chief, who shall be appointed by the Mayor, and such other members and personnel as the Mayor shall determine.

§ 27-2 Duties.

The Fire Department shall be charged with safety of the town with regard to fires and associated hazards.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 7-2, Exemptions from jury duty of firemen, was repealed as per MGL C.234A, § 3.

§ 27-3 Residency requirements.

Any member of the Fire Department who has at least five years of service in the Department may reside outside of the town, provided that he/she resides within the commonwealth and within 10 miles of the limits of the town.