15-225. Fire department; establishment; government.

A primary city shall have power to provide for the organization of a fire department, to procure fire engines, hooks, ladders, buckets and other apparatus, to organize fire engine, hook, ladder and bucket companies, to prescribe rules of duty, and the government thereof, with such penalties as the council may deem proper, not exceeding a one-hundred-dollar fine, to make all necessary appropriations therefor, and to establish regulations for the prevention and extinguishment of fires.

Source:Laws 1901, c. 16, § 129, XXIX, p. 134; Laws 1907, c. 9, § 13, p. 84; Laws 1913, c. 7, § 1, p. 65; R.S.1913, § 4439; C.S.1922, § 3823; C.S.1929, § 15-226; R.S.1943, § 15-225.