Borough of Wallington, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wallington 10-23-1997 by Ord. No. 97-23. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire Department — See Ch. 49.
There is hereby established in the Borough of Wallington an emergency squad, which shall be a duly incorporated nonprofit organization under the laws of the State of New Jersey. There shall not be more than 50 members in the Wallington Emergency Squad, who shall be 18 years of age or older and reside in the Borough or reside in a community whose boundaries are adjacent to the Borough.
The Wallington Emergency Squad shall have officers which shall consist of one Captain and three Lieutenants. They shall be elected by the Emergency Squad members and shall serve terms of one year, which office shall be from January 1 to December 31. They may serve a total number of two successive terms in office. The Emergency Squad members shall also elect a Secretary for a term of one year, without limitation as to successive terms.
The Wallington Emergency Squad shall answer all requests for medical assistance, transportation of the sick and injured, respond to all rescue calls and general fire alarms.
The Emergency Squad shall file monthly reports with the Fire Commissioner of all its activities, equipment requests, membership, elections and shall file any other reports as requested by the Fire Commissioner.
Any and all fees or charges imposed hereunder shall be payable to the Borough of Wallington, and nothing herein shall be construed as compensation to any member of the Emergency Squad or any other volunteer rendering services for which a fee or charge is imposed hereunder, all those persons being and remaining volunteers who individually render such service without fee, compensation or other consideration whatsoever.