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City Document. — No. 8. 



AN ORDINANCE 



AMENDATORY OF AN ORDINANCE 



REGULATING THE 



E I H E DEPARTMENT 



OF THE 



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ROXBURY : 

NORFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS. 

185 7. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



In Common Council, April 6, 1857. 

Read once, and upon motion of Mr. Perkins laid on the table, and 50 
copies ordered to be printed for the use of the Council. 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 



AN ORDINANCE 

AMENDATORY OP "AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE 
FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF ROXBURY." 



Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Rox- 

bury, as follows : 

Section 1. That Ordinance No. 47 be and hereby is 
repealed. 

Sect. 2. The members of the several companies shall 
not assemble in the houses entrusted to their care, except 
for the purpose of taking the engine or apparatus, on an 
alarm of fire, and of returning the same to the house, and 
taking the necessary care of said apparatus after its re- 
turn ; and excepting for the business meetings of the com- 
panies. And any member violating this regulation herein 
made, shall be liable to be discharged from the Depart- 
ment by the Mayor and Aldermen. This regulation shall 
not apply to the officers and stewards of the several com- 
panies. 

Sect. 3. No person not connected with the Depart- 
ment shall enter the different engine houses in the city, for 
any other purpose than to render assistance in taking or 
returning the engine or engines, or apparatus, on an alarm 
of fire. And any person so offending shall forfeit the sum 
of five dollars, to be recovered on complaint made to the 
Presiding Justice of the Police Court of said city. 

Sect. 4. This Ordinance shall go into effect on and 
after its passage. 

In Board of Aldermen, March 2, 1857. 
Passed to be enrolled. Sent down. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



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