Massachusetts Chiefs to Meet

Massachusetts Chiefs to Meet

Wednesday, September 15 has been designated as “Ladies’ Day” by the directors of the Fire Chief’s Club of Massachusetts, and a shore dinner has been planned at the Adams House in Marblehead, Mass. The success of the dinner last year when 131 of the members attended has prompted the organization to repeat the type diversion this year. There will also be a meeting of the club to act on applications and to consider such other business that may come up.

The following is a revised act to prohibit the driving of vehicles over municipal fire hose, and which has embodied in the General Laws of Massachusetts:

Seclion seven A of chapter eighty-nine of General Laws, inserted by section two of chapter three hundred and six of the acts of nineteen hundred and twenty-five, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “passed” in the sixth line the following new sentence:—No person shall drive a vehicle over a hose of a fire department without the consent of a member of such department, —so as to read as follows:

(Restrictions os to use of ways upon approach of fire apparatus, etc.)

Section 7.4. Upon the approach of any fire apparatus which is going to a fire or responding to an alarm, every person driving a vehicle on a way shall immediately drive said vehicle as far as possible toward the right-hand curb or side of said way and shall Keep the same at a standstill until such fire apparatus has passed.

(No driving of vehicles over fire hose.)

No persons shall drive a vehicle over a hose of a fire department without the consent of a member of such department.

(No driving of vehicles near fire apparatus or fire, etc.)

No person shall drive a vehicle within three hundred feet of any fire apparatus going to a fire or responding to an alarm, nor drive said vehicle, or park or leave the same unattended, within six hundred feet of a fire or within the fire-lines established thereat by the fire department.

( Penalty)

Violation of any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars.

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