Art. 1. - Fire control and the protection of people’s lives and goods is a public interest matter to which must participate, within the conditions of the law, the central and local public administration, the Romanian legal and natural persons, as well as all the other legal or natural persons that either activate on or transit the Romanian territory.
Art. 2. - Fire control supposes an integrated series of technical and administrative measures, as well as specific activities planned and carried out according to the present ordinance, to the purpose of ensuring the identification, evaluation, control and suppression of fire risks, informing citizens on the latter, as well as operational intervention for rescuing and providing aid to endangered persons, fire extinction and limiting fire damage.
Ordinance no. 60 of 28/08/1997 published in the Official Gazette, Part I no. 225 of 30/08/1997 concerning fire control)