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A. It shall be the function and duties of the fire department and every member thereof to extinguish accidental or destructive fires, to prevent the occurrence or spread of fires, and to enforce all ordinances relating to the occurrence or spread of such fires.
B. It shall be the duty of all officers of the fire department and all police officers of the city to see that the provisions of this chapter are enforced and to arrest on view any person who shall be found violating any of the provisions of this chapter or who shall hinder, resist or refuse to obey any such officer in the discharge of his duty, and to that end, all such officers are hereby vested with the usual power and authority of police officers. (Ord., 10-23-1937; amd. 1981 Code)