Q: Does a Fire Department have the right to use or "seize" personal equipment or resources in a emergency?
They could, as a general rule based on the doctrine of necessity. But arrangements could also vary by region, community, or individual relationships. Sometimes, large property owners (such as on ranches, farms, etc.) even provide permission for resources, such as water, to be used. The arrangements could also include replacement of resources used in emergencies. Good luck
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