2.30.085 – Fire Department - Duties

It shall be the function and duty of the Fire Department and every member thereof to prevent, extinguish, and investigate the causes of fires occurring in the city, to enforce the provisions of this code and all city ordinances relating to fire and life safety hazards, and to prevent infractions of such laws and ordinances.  The Fire Department shall have other such duties and responsibilities as may be prescribed by law, and as may be assigned to it by the Mayor, City Administrator, or City Council including, but not limited to hazardous materials response, technical rescue, water rescue, and public education.  These specified powers and duties shall apply throughout all or part of any fire district served by the Fire Department pursuant to agreement.

(2008-M-3: § 7)