[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Spring Grove as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Firemen's Relief Association — See Ch. 48.
[Adopted 11-2-1992 by Ord. No. 5-1992 (Ch. 14, Art. I, of the 1985 Code)]
Friendship Hose Company No. 1 of Spring Grove, organized and existing in the Borough of Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania, is hereby designated as the officially recognized fire company for the Borough.
The fire company authorized by the Borough is hereby authorized to provide such services to the Borough as may be necessary for the protection of property and persons situated therein, which include, by way of example and not limitation, the extinguishment and prevention of the loss of life and property from fire, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents and other situations in which the persons or property in the Borough is endangered.
The fire company may also provide nonemergency and public service functions, such as, again by way of example not limitation, removing water from property after storms, assisting in the removal, abatement and prevention of damage or injury to persons or property, whether through natural or man-made causes.
The fire company may also conduct and participate in such training activities and drills, either within or outside the Borough, as may be deemed necessary by the officers of the fire company to maintain proficiency in providing service.
The fire company may also respond to calls and provide services to municipalities other than Spring Grove Borough.
In addition to actually participating in the activities of the fire company as authorized above or in going to and coming from any activity, the members of the fire company recognized by the Borough are also authorized to do the following:
Engage in any type drill, training, ceremony, practice, test or parade when duly and properly called for and authorized by the fire company.
Engage in such fund-raising activities as are permitted by law, when duly and properly authorized by the fire company.
Engage in the performance of any other duty or activity duly and properly authorized by the fire company.
The purpose of this article is to recognize that the fire company's acts which are classified as public fire-fighting duties are done on behalf of the Borough, and to state additional authorized activities for firefighters for workman's compensation purposes.