• Current through October 23, 2012

It shall not be lawful for any person or persons within the limits of the District of Columbia to kindle or set on fire, or be present, aiding, consenting, or causing it to be done, in any street, avenue, road, or highway, alley, open ground, or lot, any box, barrel, straw, shavings, or other combustible, between the setting and rising of the sun; and, any person offending against the provisions of this section shall on conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding $10 for each and every offense.

(July 29, 1892, 27 Stat. 325, ch. 320, § 14.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 22-1113.

1973 Ed., § 22-1113.