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Oregon Statutes - Chapter 477 - Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation - Section 477.090 - Civil liability; damages.

In addition to the penalties otherwise provided by law, the United States, state, political subdivision or private owners whose property is injured or destroyed by fires in violation of ORS 526.041 or this chapter may recover in a civil action double the amount of damages suffered if the fires occurred through willfulness, malice or negligence. Persons causing fires by violation of any of the provisions of the statutes enumerated in this section are liable in an appropriate action for the full amount of all expenses incurred in fighting such fires. [Formerly 477.310; 1971 c.743 §384; 1987 c.919 §18]

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