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The owner or operator of equipment or apparatus used for the generation, transmission or distribution of electricity by a public utility shall develop a fire emergency plan for each building, structure or portion thereof enclosing such equipment or apparatus. The fire emergency plan shall include the following: the location and type of equipment or apparatus; identification of supervisory personnel to be notified in the event of a fire affecting the equipment or apparatus, and the means of notification; a plan for evacuation of employees not involved in firefighting from the area of the fire; assignment of responsibilities for coordination with designated personnel for admission of fire department personnel and control of traffic on the premises in the event of a fire; a list of toxic, combustible or explosive materials stored or used on the premises; a schedule of drills to verify the viability of the plan; and such other related information as the fire commissioner may require. The fire emergency plan shall be in writing and shall be filed in the office of the fire commissioner or his designee. A copy of the plan shall be maintained on the premises where the electrical equipment is located. The owner or operator of the equipment or apparatus shall notify the commissioner in writing of any changes in any component of the plan within seven days after the change occurs.
Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be subject to a fine of $500.00 for each offense. Each day a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(Added Coun. J. 6-28-91, p. 2758)