§ 4-2-7  EQUIPMENT.
   The Department shall be equipped with the apparatus and other equipment as may be required from time to time to maintain its efficiency and properly protect life and property from fire.  Recommendations concerning apparatus and equipment needed shall be made by the Chief and, after approval by the Council, the apparatus and equipment shall be purchased in accordance with standard city purchasing procedures.  No person shall use any fire apparatus or equipment for any private purpose, nor shall any person willfully take away or conceal any article used in any way by the Department.  No person shall enter any place where the fire apparatus is housed or handle any apparatus or equipment belonging to the Department unless accompanied by, or having special permission of, an officer or authorized member of the Department.
Penalty, see Article 1-8