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(1)Each relevant authority shall make provision for the purpose of—
(a)extinguishing fires in its area; and
(b)protecting life and property in the event of fires in its area.
(2)In making provision under subsection (1) a relevant authority shall in particular—
(a)secure the provision of the personnel, services and equipment necessary to meet efficiently all normal requirements;
(b)secure the provision of training for personnel;
(c)make arrangements for—
(i)dealing with calls for help; and
in the event of fire;
(d)make arrangements for obtaining information required or likely to be required for the purpose mentioned in that subsection;
(e)make arrangements for ensuring that reasonable steps are taken to prevent or limit damage to property resulting from action taken for the purpose mentioned in that subsection.
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