Hearth district can invoice insurance coverage firms for tools use – Butler Eagle

August 18, 2022 By admin

BUTLER TWP — The Butler Township Volunteer Hearth District now can invoice insurance coverage firms when firefighters use division tools at an emergency scene.
The township’s board of commissioners voted Monday to present the fireplace district this capacity, which township solicitor Rebecca Black mentioned is frequent for municipal volunteer fireplace departments. She mentioned it provides a fireplace firm the authorized backing to recoup service prices.
“It defaults to the property proprietor, however with particular permissions in there that will give the fireplace chief the authority to invoice extra events if she or he decided that they had been the accountable get together,” she mentioned.
Scott Frederick, the township’s director of emergency companies, mentioned the division now has no approach to recoup cash expended when responding to an emergency.
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