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Charter and Constitution and By-Laws of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine Co., Page 9

 

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in his judgment, the member shall have a good and sufficient reason for asking for such permission. He shall be a member of and attend all meetings of the Board of Officers and Engineers. After a fire or at a meeting in the absence of the Secretary, he shall appoint one protem.

ASSISTANT FOREMAN

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Assistant Foreman to aid the Foreman in the discharge of his duties, and in his absence to act as Foreman. He shall be a member of the Board of Officers and Engineers.

CAPTAIN OF HOSE

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the Captain of Hose at an alarm of fire to repair immediately to the engine house and take his hose at once to the fire, and see that the hose are laid from the engine or a hydrant to a fire, and when the fire is out, it shall be his duty to see that the hose are properly taken up and reeled, or placed in the truck, and then return to the engine house; it shall also be his duty after every fire to see that the hose are properly cleaned, repaired and placed on the apparatus after such cleaning and repairing; it shall also be his duty to see that his apparatus are kept in best possible condition for instant service; and it shall be his duty to report the failure on the part of any member, to discharge such duty or to remain in such position that may have been assigned to him by the Foreman along the line of hose.

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