Borough of Tyrone, PA
Blair County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Tyrone 7-7-1958 by Ord. No. 568 as part of Ch. 6 of the revised 1958 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 20.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 95.

§ 97-1 Apparatus use restrictions. [1]

Without the consent of the Fire Chief or the person acting as such or of the Fire Committee of the Borough Council, no person not an active member of the Tyrone 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]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 6.31, which immediately preceded this section, regarding fire hydrants, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 97-2 Consent of owner.

No person shall actually engage in the extinguishment of a fire or the saving of property endangered thereby or shall enter any building in which a fire is being fought by the Fire Department, either during or after such fire, without the consent of the owner or occupant of such building.

§ 97-3 Establishment of fire lines.

No person not an active member of the Tyrone Fire Department shall at any time enter within the fire lines, being the roped-off areas 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; provided, however, that the Mayor or any member of the Borough Council, any policeman or fire policeman or any other law enforcement officer or the owner or occupant of any property within the fire lines and such other persons as may specifically be passed by the Fire Chief or the person acting as such may enter within such fire lines.

§ 97-4 Power to order dispersal.

The Mayor and any policemen of the Borough, including any member of the fire police, shall have the power in case of fire to disperse all collections of idle, disorderly and suspicious persons and of persons hindering the fighting of fire by their presence or by 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 a violation of this chapter.

§ 97-5 Protection of hose.

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to drive any automobile, truck, wagon or any vehicle whatsoever over, upon or across any hose of any of the fire companies of the Borough of Tyrone when such hose is laid in or upon any of the streets or alleys of this Borough for the purpose of extinguishing fire.

§ 97-6 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $20 nor more than $600 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).