Sec. 14-170.  Interfering with a fireman on official duty.


(a)   A person commits the offense of interfering with a fireman if at any time and place where any fireman is discharging or attempting to discharge any official duties, he willfully:


(1)       Resists or interferes with the lawful efforts of any fireman in the discharge or attempt to discharge an official duty; or

(2)       Disobeys the lawful orders given by any fireman while performing his duties; or

(3)       Engages in any disorderly conduct which delays or prevents a fire from being extinguished within a reasonable time; or

(4)       Forbids or prevents others from assisting or extinguishing a fire or exhorts another person, as to whom he has no legal right or obligation to protect or control, not to assist in extinguishing a fire.


(b)   As used in this section, "fireman" shall mean any person who is an officer, employee, or member of a fire department or fire-protection or firefighting agency of the federal government, the state, a city, county, city and county, district, or other public or municipal corporation or political subdivision of the state, whether such person is a volunteer or partly-paid or fully-paid, while he is actually engaged in firefighting, fire supervision, fire suppression, fire prevention, or fire investigation.


(c)   Interference with a fireman on official duty is an offense.

State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 28-908.