(a) A peace officer or firefighter injured while in the line of duty or the personal representative of a peace officer or firefighter who died in the line of duty may not bring a civil action to recover damages for a negligent act or omission if the negligent act or omission created the need for the activity being performed by the peace officer or firefighter.
(b) This section does not apply to a negligent act or omission that is unrelated to the activity that created the need for the presence of the peace officer or firefighter.
(c) In this section, “firefighter” means a person employed by a municipal fire department or who is a member of a volunteer fire department registered with the state fire marshal, or a person registered for purposes of workers' compensation with the state fire marshal as a member of a volunteer fire department.
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