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The Director of the Department of Public Safety shall be charged with the prevention of fires and protection of life and property against fire and shall:
(a) Prescribe the rules and regulations for the government of the officers and companies belonging to the Department of Fire-Rescue and organize the officers and members of companies and firemen in accordance with Article XXI, Section 2103, of the Third Class City Code;
(b) Maintain the equipment and apparatus for the extinguishment, prevention and investigation of fires and for the public safety;
(c) Act as Fire Marshal of the City and perform all duties required by the Fire Marshal under Article XXI, Sections 2104 and 2105 of the Third Class City Code; and
(d) Perform such other duties as are assigned to him by the Mayor.
(Ord 14-66. Passed 4-26-66.)