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SECTION 306
Fire and light within one hundred and fifty feet of warehouses in the counties of New York, Kings, Queens and Nassau prohibited
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 19
§ 306. Fire and light within one hundred and fifty feet of warehouses
in the counties of New York, Kings, Queens and Nassau prohibited. No
person shall bring, have, keep or use or suffer or permit to be brought,
kept, had or used on board of any ship, vessel, canal boat, barge,
lighter, boat or other craft lying at or within the distance of one
hundred and fifty feet of any warehouse, yard, shed, dock, pier,
bulkhead, wharf or other place within the counties of New York, Kings,
Queens or Nassau at, in or upon which petroleum oil or any of its
products is stored or is kept for export or in quantities exceeding ten
thousand gallons, or at, in or upon any such warehouse, shed, yard,
dock, pier, bulkhead or other place, any lighted match or lighted cigar,
cigarette or pipe, or any fire or light of any kind, except in strict
conformity to the written permission of the owner, lessee or
superintendent of such warehouse, yard, shed, dock, pier, bulkhead,
wharf or other place, specifying the fire or light to be kept, had or
used, the particular purpose for and the place or spot at which the same
may be so kept, had or used and the particular manner of keeping, having
and using the same.

This section shall not apply to steam tugs while transacting their
ordinary business nor to steam fire engines engaged in extinguishing
fires.