2013 ORS § 402.240¹
Indemnification of employee providing assistance

(1) Assistance rendered by an employee of a responding local government is a governmental function.

(2) Employees of a responding local government are agents of the requesting local government.

(3) The requesting local government shall defend, save harmless and indemnify an employee of a responding local government to the same extent the requesting local government is required to do for its employees as provided in ORS 30.285 (Public body shall indemnify public officers) and 30.287 (Counsel for public officer). [Formerly 190.170]