A.   Generally: It shall be the duty of the fire department, among others, to extinguish fires; to rescue persons endangered by fire; to resuscitate and to administer first aid to persons injured in or about burning structures, or elsewhere in case of an emergency; to promote fire prevention; and unless otherwise provided, to enforce all ordinances relating to fires, fire prevention and safety of persons from fire in theaters, stores and other public buildings.
B.   Reports To City Manager: The chief shall keep the city manager informed regarding the fire department and its needs, and shall make such report as the city manager shall require. (2010 Code § 1-45)