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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 60: Establishment of fire departments in districts; duties of officers

Section 60. Fire departments may be established in districts containing not less than one thousand inhabitants, or not less than five hundred inhabitants in towns the population of which does not exceed two thousand; and the officers thereof shall have charge of and be responsible for the apparatus for the extinguishment of fire therein, in the same manner as firewards and enginemen of towns.