[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Oyster Bay as Ch. 10 of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All fire departments and fire companies in the town are authorized and permitted, with the consent of the Town Board, to contract with a city, village, town, fire district or territory outside of a city, village or fire district, to go to the aid of the city, village, town, fire district or territory in extinguishing a fire or fires therein; however, the call for such aid, in the case of a city, town, village or fire district, shall be made by an officer thereof, and in the case of territory outside a city, village or fire district, by an officer of a fire company in the territory, or, if there is no fire company, then by any citizen thereof in need of aid to extinguish a fire.
Such a contract may be made only upon the express condition that the city, town, village, fire district or territory shall assume any and all liability under §§ 205, 205-a and 209 of the General Municipal Law, and absolve, indemnify and save the town harmless from any and all such liability.