Motor Vehicle Accident Response Coverage for Fire Departments
Res #: 25-15A
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI)
WHEREAS volunteer fire departments respond to motor vehicle accidents upon request from 9-1-1 notification to provide rescue/extrication, fire suppression and traffic control services; and
WHEREAS the accident scene may be responded to quicker by ambulance personnel and rescue/extrication, fire suppression and traffic control services may not be required;
BE IT RESOLVED that the SARM lobby Saskatchewan Government Insurance to adopt a fair callout compensation policy to reimburse volunteer fire departments in these situations.