42 Pa.C.S.A. 8332.3
Liability: Volunteer Firefighter
Volunteer firefighters, if acting within the scope of their duties, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. Volunteer firefighters are considered public employees for purposes of state legal protections.
Volunteer Firefighter Civil Immunity
Volunteer firefighters shall be treated as public employees as defined in section 8501 (relating to definitions). This section shall not be construed to reduce or eliminate any other immunity provided to volunteer firefighters by law.