SECTION 1. Engineers shall, under their commanding officer, have the care and management of the engine, and shall be held responsible for its condition. They shall see that it is kept clean, in good order, and ready for immediate service at all times.
SEC. 2. All Engineers must have their apparatus in good order before a relief engineer may take charge. A thorough examination by both engineers must be made before the relief engineer accepts the engine from the regular engineer.
SEC. 3. On receiving relief or other engines in place of their own, engineers will examine the engine thoroughly and see that the same is in proper and serviceable condition.
SEC. 4. The fires of engines shall not be dumped upon pavements of bituminous rock or asphaltum.
SEC. 5. Engineers will examine daily the engine, heater and apparatus connecting the heater to the engine, and will see that all valves and connections are properly oiled and in good serviceable condition.
SEC. 6. They will thoroughly cleanse their boilers at least once every month. Such cleansing must be done immediately after return from exercising horses. Heaters shall also be emptied and cleaned once every month, but not no the same day that boilers are cleaned.
SEC. 7. They will carefully examine the shutoff nozzles after every fire and drill at which the nozzle may have been used, see that all parts are well lubricated and that the nozzle is in perfect working order.
SEC. 8. They will inform their commanding officer whenever their engines may need any material or repairs.
SEC. 9. They shall not allow their engines to carry more than eighty pounds of steam, nor more than one hundred and twenty pounds pressure on the hose without an order from the officer in command at a fire.
SEC. 10. They shall have their apparatus clean and
ready for inspection daily at 10.00 A.M.