(425 ILCS 40/7) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7007)
    Sec. 7. It is the duty of each forest fire warden to prevent and extinguish forest fires occurring in the area assigned to him, to assist in the enforcement within that area of all laws for the prevention and suppression of forest fires, to issue burning permits in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated and adopted by the Department, and upon order by the Director to assist any other forest fire warden in suppressing and extinguishing forest fires within the district or local area assigned to such other warden.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 2407.)