New York Penal - Article 195 - § 195.15 Obstructing Firefighting Operations
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§ 195.15 Obstructing firefighting operations.
A person is guilty of obstructing firefighting operations when he
intentionally and unreasonably obstructs the efforts of any:
1. fireman in extinguishing a fire, or prevents or dissuades another
from extinguishing or helping to extinguish a fire; or
2. fireman, police officer or peace officer in performing his duties
in circumstances involving an imminent danger created by an explosion,
threat of explosion or the presence of toxic fumes or gases.
Obstructing firefighting operations is a class A misdemeanor.
Section: Article 195 195.00 195.05 195.06 195.07 195.08 195.10 195.11 195.12 195.15 195.16 195.17 195.20
Last modified: February 17, 2012