Borough of Paramus, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paramus 5-14-1969 by Ord. No. 608 (Ch. 15, Art. 3, of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Volunteer Fire Department — See Ch. 47.
Fire alarm systems — See Ch. 153, Art. I.
Fire lanes — See Ch. 237.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 241.
No person shall, during an alarm of fire, willfully hinder, prevent or deter by any device whatsoever any fireman or other person going to or returning from the place where any building or other property is on fire or from which an alarm proceeds, or from aiding and assisting in extinguishing the fire in any building or other property on fire, or from rendering lawful assistance in abating or quelling such alarm of fire, if false, or shall willfully obstruct or hinder the passage of any fire engine, hook and ladder truck or hose cart in going to or from the place from which an alarm of fire proceeds or where any building or other property may be burning.
No person shall willfully cut, deface or injure any fire engine, hook and ladder truck, hose cart, hose or any other apparatus or implement used for extinguishing fires.
No person, except a fireman or policeman, shall drive a vehicle to the scene of a fire.
No person, except authorized personnel, shall drive a vehicle over any Borough fire hose.
No person shall interfere with, deface or mutilate any fire alarm box or fire alarm system or any part thereof, or any of the property appertaining to or belonging to the Volunteer Fire Department or any apparatus connected therewith or shall knowingly give, send or cause to be given or sent a false fire alarm.
[Added 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23; amended 3-14-2006 by Ord. No. 06-2]
Unless another penalty is expressly provided herein, any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalties provided by §1-15 of this Code. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.