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The Revised Statutes of Colorado: as Passed at the Seventh Session of the Legislative Assembly, Convened on the Second Day of December, A.D. 1867. Also, the Acts of a Public Nature Passed at the Same Session, and the Prior Laws Still in: Together with the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, the Organic Act, and the Amendments Thereto Page 606, Image 606 (1868) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Towns and Cities: Article III. General Powers of Trustees, §1. The board of trustees of every such town shall have control of the finances, and all the property, real and personal, belonging to the corporation; and shall likewise have power within the limits of the town: . . . Seventh, To provide regulations for the prevention and extinguishment of fires; to prevent the erection of wooden buildings within prescribed limits; to regulate the construction of chimneys, furnaces and fire-places; to regulate the storage of gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitro-glycerine, tar, pitch, resin, and other combustible or inflammable materials, and to prescribe the places the places and manner of storing the same.