Fire Response

This policy provides officers with direction on law enforcement responsibilities at the scene of structural fires. The policy does not address HAZMAT incidents, open land fires, wildfires, or motor vehicle accidents involving fire.

It is the policy of this agency that sworn personnel shall take reasonable measures to assist firefighters and protect life and property within the limitations of their training, experience, personal protection clothing, and fire suppressant equipment. No officer is expected to engage in unreasonable, irresponsible, or illogical attempts at fire rescue.

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