(A)   It shall be the duty of the Director and his or her assistants whenever an emergency shall occur in the city, to immediately report to the place of the fire and take the proper measures for placing apparatus in the most advantageous position.
   (B)   The Assistant Chiefs, Captains, Lieutenants of the respective companies on arrival at an emergency shall immediately report to the Director, provided that in the absence of the Director or Assistant Chief, the first Captain to arrive at the scene shall be the person in command.
   (C)   When the Director shall arrive at a scene, he or she will have sole command over all other officers, all members of the Department, and all other persons who may be present at the scene.
   (D)   The Director shall take proper measures for extinguishing the fires and protection of property, and for the preservation of the laws of the state and ordinances of the city, and regulations respecting fires.
(2005 Code, § 3-5-7)  (Ord. 960725, passed - -)