Liability for destruction of property by wildfire
(1) As used in this section, “wildfire” has the meaning given that term in ORS 477.089 (Recovery for property damage).
(2) A person is not liable in a civil action for injury to or destruction of property arising out of a wildfire, except to the extent evidence demonstrates that:
(a) An action or inaction of the person constituted negligence or a higher degree of fault; and
(b) The action or inaction caused or contributed to the cause of the wildfire or caused or contributed to the spreading of the wildfire. [2013 c.307 §3]
Note: See note under 477.089 (Recovery for property damage).
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