WVC 29 - 3 - 17
§29-3-17. Additional remedies to abate, etc., fire hazards.
In case any building, structure or equipment is or is
proposed to be erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered,
maintained or used, or any land is or is proposed to be used in
such a way to endanger life or property from the hazards of fire
or explosion or in violation of this article or of any regulation
or provision of any regulation, or change thereof promulgated by
the state fire commission under the authority granted by this
article, the state fire commission, the state fire marshal or the
attorney general may, in addition to other remedies provided by
law, institute injunction, mandamus, abatement or any other
appropriate action or actions, proceedings to prevent, enjoin,
abate or remove such unlawful erection, construction,
reconstruction, alteration, maintenance or use.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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