What is the applicable law as to the duty and standard of care of fire departments in these situations?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Ennis-Paikin Steel Ltd. v. Hamilton (City), 2006 CanLII 9969 (ON SC):

The applicable law as to the duty of care and the standard of care of fire departments in these situations, and as to the vicarious liability of municipal corporations which create fire departments, is well-settled: See Gallagher v. Burlington (City), [1994] O.J. No. 255. Reference will be made subsequently to the principles in that case.

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