Agriculture and Forestry

Forest Fire Personnel

SECTION 2-11-9

§ 2-11-9. Enforcement powers of fire chiefs.

The fire chiefs shall enforce all laws relating to forest fires, and shall not be required to give surety for costs upon any complaint made by him or her. The fire chiefs shall have the power to arrest without a warrant any person detected in the act of setting or maintaining fire unlawfully.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 2-11-9; P.L. 1970, ch. 124, § 2.)