City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1997 §12.18; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
The Fire Department of the City shall respond to requests for fire emergency service when requested by any of the municipalities and Fire Protection Districts designated in Section 205.120 and the Fire Department of those municipalities and Fire Protection Districts shall respond to such calls for fire emergency service when requested in any part of this municipality.
[CC 1997 §12.19; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
The Fire Department of the City shall respond to requests for emergency medical service from any municipalities or Fire Protection Districts designated in Section 205.120, which also provide such service to their constituents, and those municipalities and Fire Protection Districts shall respond to requests for emergency medical service in any part of this municipality, in accordance with the terms and provisions of this Article.
[CC 1997 §12.20; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
This Article shall take effect from and after its passage, and shall remain in full force and effect until terminated. This Article may be terminated by the passage of an ordinance so providing. Notice of the passage of such ordinance shall be given by written notice to the respective parties and the termination shall take effect no less than sixty (60) days from the date of service of such notice.
[CC 1997 §12.21; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
The consideration for the service of the Fire Department of each party hereto shall be the service given for the protection of the lives and property in the municipalities and Fire Protection Districts. No compensation shall accrue or be paid by either party for the service of the Fire Departments of the other parties hereto, nor shall any charge be assessed to the recipient of services provided in accordance with the mutual-aid regulations contained herein.
[CC 1997 §12.22; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
None of the municipalities and Fire Protection Districts shall be liable to the other for failure to respond to any call by the other for delay or negligence or mistake in receiving or responding to any call. This Article shall not be interpreted as being for the benefit of any person, firm or corporation not a party hereto.
[CC 1997 §12.23; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
None of the municipalities and Fire Protection Districts shall, by virtue of this Article, be responsible to any firefighter, official or employee of the other, nor shall any firefighter, official or employee be considered for any purpose a firefighter, official or employee other than of the jurisdiction by which he is regularly employed.
[CC 1997 §12.24; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
In the case of loss or damage to the equipment or property of any party while responding to calls for fire emergency or emergency medical service, such loss or damage shall be borne by the municipality or Fire Protection District owning such equipment or property.
[CC 1997 §12.25; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
Except as otherwise provided for in this Article, when the Fire Department of such a municipality or Fire Protection District responds to a call for fire emergency, or emergency medical service in other municipalities or Fire Protection Districts it shall, during the time that its equipment and personnel are in such municipalities or Fire Protection Districts, have the same status and be subject to and protected by all of the laws and ordinances of such municipalities and Fire Protection Districts that have application to such municipalities and Fire Protection Districts.
[CC 1997 §12.26; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
The Fire Departments of the municipalities and Fire Protection Districts shall each maintain a communication service to be used exclusively for the dispatch and receipt of emergency calls.
[CC 1997 §12.27; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
This Article shall be for the benefit of any municipality and/or Fire Protection District within St. Louis County, St. Charles County, or the City of St. Louis, upon the enactment by any of those political subdivisions of a substantially similar ordinance or other appropriate legislation.
[CC 1997 §12.28; Ord. No. 2565-94, 10-1-1994]
In the event any word(s), phrases(s), sentence(s), paragraph(s), or Section(s) contained and appearing in this Article shall be held or declared to be invalid, unlawful or unconstitutional for any cause or reason, then it is hereby declared that the remaining portions and provisions of this Article shall be and remain unaffected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.