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(A) A Bureau of Fire Prevention in the Fire Department of Valparaiso is hereby established, which shall be operated under the supervision of the Chief of the Fire Department The Chief of the Fire Department shall designate The Deputy Chief of the Fire Department as Chief Inspector of the Bureau of Fire Prevention, who shall hold this office at the pleasure of the Chief of the Fire Department. The Deputy Chief of the Fire Department may also designate such number of assistant inspectors as shall from time to time be authorized by the City Council.
(B) The Chief of the Fire Department shall keep in the office of the Bureau of Fire Prevention, a record of all fires and of all the facts concerning the same, including statistics as to the extent of such fires and the damage caused thereby, and whether such losses were covered by insurance, and if so, in what amount. All such records shall be public.
(C) A report of the Bureau of Fire Prevention shall be made annually on or before January 31, and transmitted to the Mayor of Valparaiso; it shall contain all proceedings under this chapter, with such statistics as the Chief of the Fire Department may wish to include therein. The Chief of the Fire Department shall recommend any amendments to the chapter which, in his judgment, shall be desirable.