For the purposes of this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:
"Fire company" means a volunteer firefighting organization organized pursuant to § 27-8 in any county, city, or town of the Commonwealth for the purpose of fighting fires.
"Fire department" means a firefighting organization established as a department of government of any county, city, or town pursuant to § 27-6.1.
2015, cc. 502, 503.