(A)   The Fire Department shall impose a charge on the owner of property or vehicle or responsible property as permitted by law for each fire when fire suppression occurs under I.C. 36-8-12-16 and each hazardous material incident or spill under I.C. 36-8-12-13 as follows:
      (1)   For initial response with a fire engine, a fire truck or a fire apparatus, including a hazardous material response unit, or a fire rescue unit dispatched on a fire or hazardous material incident, $250 per response vehicle except command/control vehicle, which is $100 per vehicle.
      (2)   For each hour or fraction thereof as on-scene assistance, $150 per response unit and $50 per command/control vehicle.
      (3)   For expendable materials such as absorption materials, emulsifiers, or other agents used in cleanup operations, the actual replacement cost of those materials.
      (4)   For collection of debris, chemicals, fuel, or contaminated materials resulting from a spill, the actual cost of removal and disposal at an authorized location.
   (B)   The Fire Department shall impose a charge of $250 for each extrication with extrication equipment. In addition, the Fire Department shall require compensation/reimbursement from insurance companies for material used or broken and/or any assistance required from an environmental clean up company for any hazardous material incident. The monies obtained by these methods shall be placed in an account used for assistance in compensation for firemen, training, and/or equipment purchases.
(Ord. 2000-9, passed 12-13-00)