(70 ILCS 705/10) (from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 30)
    Sec. 10. The Board of Trustees of any fire protection district incorporated under this Act has the power to acquire private property by gift, grant, lease, purchase, condemnation or otherwise, within the boundaries of said district, or within one mile beyond the boundaries of said district, for the purposes herein specified and to adopt and enforce ordinances for the necessary protection of sources of the water supply and also has power to build houses for care of fire protection apparatus. When private property is condemned under this Act, the compensation shall be determined in the manner as provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)