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Municipal Code

Chapter 6. Fire Protection

Sec. 6-56. Tampering with safety equipment.

(1) No person shall render any portable or fixed fire extinguishing system or device or any fire warning system inoperative or inaccessible except as may be necessary during emergencies, maintenance, drills or prescribed testing.

(2) No person shall render a system or device inoperative during an emergency unless by direction of the incident commander.

(3) No person, except a person authorized by the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department, shall remove, unlock, destroy or tamper with in any manner any locked gate, door, barricade, chain, enclosure, sign, tag or seal that has been required by the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department pursuant to this chapter.

(Code 1982, 5.16)