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      RS 14:206     


§206.  Fire prevention interference; penalty

A.  Fire prevention interference is the intentional performance of any of the following acts:

(1)  Defacing or destroying fire warning notices or posters.

(2)  Injuring, destroying, removing or in any manner interfering with the use of any tools, equipment, towers, buildings, telephone lines, or life safety systems and equipment as defined in R.S. 40:1646(C), used in the detection, reporting or suppression of fire.

(3)  Obstructing exits, impeding egress, or exceeding the capacity or posted occupant load of a building or structure.

(4)  Unauthorized use or proximate display as defined in R.S. 51:650(9), of fireworks in a building or structure.

B.  Whoever commits the crime of fire prevention interference shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for a period of not more than six months, or both.

Acts 2014, No. 74, §1; Acts 2014, No. 791, §7.

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