There shall be a Fire Department headed by a Fire Chief who shall be appointed by the City Manager, and as many subordinate officers, firemen, and employees as may be necessary to carry on the functions of the Department. The Fire Chief shall be responsible to the City Manager for stationing and supervision of all firemen within the Department and have jurisdiction over all areas in the vicinity of a fire or conflagration. It shall be the duty of the Fire Chief to see that all buildings and premises in the city are inspected for correction of fire hazards and to eliminate fire risks.
(Special Acts, Ch. 57-1754, § 45) ('58 Code, § 16.01)
Editor's note:
   Section 32.50 is composed of provisions previously set out as Art. VII, section 45 of the Charter. The transfer of this section was at the specific request of the city, pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Powers Act.
   Fire prevention, see Chapter 95
   Damaging fire equipment, see § 131.05