[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
Fire and ambulance companies and rescue squads — See Ch. 39.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 144.
Fires — See Ch. 146.
State Fire Marshal — See Anno. Code of Md. (1957), Art. 38A, § 7 et seq.
[Amended 2-15-1978 by Bill No. 1978-6; 10-17-2006 by Bill No. 2006-11]
The County Council is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations as it may determine to be necessary to protect the public from fire hazards and other dangers due to unsafe and dangerous conditions with respect to any and all buildings in Wicomico County. Such regulations may provide for the repair or removal of dangerous structures, the removal of trash and other materials which may increase fire hazards or interfere with the proper and efficient operation of firemen in extinguishing fires or in preventing the spread of fires.