Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

MCLS 419.202

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Firefighter


A firefighter, volunteer or paid, who provides their services outside of their jurisdiction and is injured is entitled to workers' compensation.

Full Title

Fireman; disability incurred outside locality of jurisdiction; compensation, amount, time limitation

Full Text

Any fireman, either volunteer, part-paid or full-paid, who shall suffer disability as a result of safeguarding life or property outside his jurisdiction from damage due to explosion, fire or other disaster however caused, or in the transportation to or from a fire, explosion or other disaster however caused, outside his jurisdiction shall receive compensation equivalent to the amount provided for such injury and incapacity by the workmen’s compensation laws of this state at the time of such injury.