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Helping Firefighters: Are we sheltered from legal action in the event of a fault?

March 17, 2021

For several years now, the law has recognized that members of various Quebec fire safety services are exempt from liability for any damage that may result from their intervention during a fire . Cities and municipalities are also covered by this exemption as long as they have adopted a plan for the implementation of the fire safety cover plan and applied it as established at the time when the firefighters intervened. But what about a business owner or external vendor who has been hired to provide a service to the fire department?

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