Borough of Carlisle, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Carlisle 4-9-1959 as part of Ord. No. 145-C, approved 4-9-1959. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 170.
No person shall place ashes, cinders, dirt, rubbish, building materials or other material of any sort whatsoever around or close to any fire hydrant in the Borough of Carlisle so as to cause hindrance or delay in access thereto or use thereof. No person shall in any way tamper with or interfere with any fire hydrant or attempt to take water therefrom without special authority from the Fire Chief or the person acting as such or from the Borough Manager.
Without the consent of the Fire Chief or the person acting as such, no person not an active member of the Carlisle Fire Department shall at any time ride upon any of the fire apparatus of the Borough or of any of the companies belonging to such Fire Department; nor shall any person make use of any fire apparatus, hose or other equipment of the Fire Department, other than for the purpose for which the same is intended, without such consent.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 130-3, Fire-fighting restrictions, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 5-8-1975 by Ord. No. 1159, approved 5-8-1975[1]]
No person not an active member of the Carlisle Fire Department shall at any time enter within the fire lines, being the roped off area around or in the vicinity of any fire, or interfere with or attempt to operate any of the apparatus or equipment of such Fire Department or any fire hydrant or interfere by giving orders, unless requested to do so by the Fire Chief or the person acting as such with proper authority; other persons as may specifically be passed by the Fire Chief or the person acting as such may enter within such fire lines.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 5-8-1975 by Ord. No. 1159, approved 5-8-1975]
The Mayor and any police officer of the Borough, including any member of the fire police, shall have the power, in case of fire or other civil emergency, to disperse all collections of idle, disorderly and suspicious persons and of persons hindering the fighting of fire by their presence, and, in any other way deemed necessary, to preserve order and prevent the commission of offenses on such occasions. Any person interfering with or refusing to obey any such officer in the discharge of such duty shall be guilty of violation of this chapter.
[Amended 3-10-1988 by Ord. No. 1576, approved 3-10-1988]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.