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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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3.22.060 Destroying Buildings to Check Fire.

The Chief Engineer, or, in his absence, any Assistant Chief Engineer, may during a conflagration, cause to be cut down, or otherwise removed, any buildings or structures for the purpose of checking the progress of such conflagration.