A.   The chief of the fire department shall have supervision and control of the fire department, subject to the supervision and control of the board of trustees. The chief may assign duties to other members of the department.
   B.   The fire chief shall:
      1.   Be the head of the department, subject to the laws of the state, ordinances of the town, and the rules and regulations herein adopted.
      2.   Be held responsible for the general condition and efficient operation of the department, the training of members, and the performance of all other duties imposed upon him.
      3.   Maintain a library or file of publications of fire prevention and fire protection and make use of it to the best advantage of all members.
      4.   Make every effort to attend all fires and direct the officers and members in the performance of their duties.
      5.   See that the citizens are kept informed on fire hazards in the community and on the activities of the department.
      6.   See that each fire is carefully investigated to determine its cause and, in the case of suspicion of incendiarism, notify proper authorities and secure and preserve all possible evidence for future use in the case.
      7.   See that complete records are kept of all fires, inspections, apparatus and equipment, personnel, and other information about the work of the department and make such reports as the board of trustees may require.
   C.   The fire chief may inspect, or cause to be inspected by members of the department, fire hydrants, cisterns, and other sources of water supply.
(2004 Code)