[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Guilderland 3-8-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977 (Subpart 1 1/2, Div. 4, of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Supervisor may inquire into the cause and origin of fires occurring in the Town of Guilderland and may take testimony in relation thereto. In the exercise of such power, the Supervisor may from time to time designate as fire investigator any one or more of the officers of the several fire districts, fire-protection districts, fire departments or fire companies in the Town of Guilderland, or any fireman thereof, and may employ necessary assistants therefor. Such fire investigators shall serve at the pleasure of the Supervisor. The Town Board shall fix the compensation of all fire investigators and any assistants employed under the provisions of this chapter, and all expenses incurred under the provisions of this chapter shall be a charge upon and paid by that part of the town outside of the Village of Altamont.