New York Consolidated Laws, Correction Law - COR § 142. Fire in facility

Whenever by reason of any correctional facility, or any building contiguous to such facility, being on fire, there shall be reason to apprehend that the inmates may be injured or endangered by such fire, or may escape, it shall be the duty of the superintendent of such facility to remove such inmates to some safe and convenient place, and there confine them until the necessity of such removal shall have ceased.

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