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Article 2 - Fires

Article 2 – Fires

SECTION 8-201:  PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY

SECTION 8-202:  INTERFERENCE

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION 8-201:  PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY

    Any official of the Fire De­partment shall have the power during the time of a fire to cause the removal of any private or public property whenever it shall become necessary to do so for the preservation of such property from fire, to prevent the spreading of fire, or to protect adjoining property.  The said officials may direct the firemen to remove any building, structure, or fence for the purpose of checking the progress of any fire.

SECTION 8-202:  INTERFERENCE

    It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hinder or obstruct the fire chief or the members of the Fire Department in the performance of their duties.  A person commits the offense of interfering with a fireman if at any time and place where any fireman is discharging or attempting to discharge any official duties he or she willfully:

    A. Resists or interferes with the lawful efforts of any fireman in the discharge or attempt to discharge an official duty; or

    B. Disobeys the lawful orders given by any fireman while performing his duties; or

    C. Engages in any disorderly conduct which delays or prevents a fire from being extinguished within a reasonable time; or

    D. Forbids or prevents others from assisting or extinguishing a fire or exhorts another person, as to whom he has no legal right or obligation to protect or control, not to assist in extinguishing a fire.  (Neb. Rev. Stat. §28-908)