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Law Number

Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code 78.001

Summary Title

Liability: Volunteer Firefighter


A volunteer firefighter will not be held legally responsible for damage to property that results from the necessary actions while fighting a fire.

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Full Text

A volunteer fire fighter or a volunteer fire department is not liable for damage to property resulting from the fire fighter’s or the department’s reasonable and necessary action in fighting or extinguishing a fire on the property.