(a)   "Extraordinary emergency incident" means an emergency incident which requires a greater amount of firefighters, equipment, supplies, and/or personnel hours than were required to respond to ninety percent of the Howell Area Fire Authority's incidents in the prior fiscal year.
   (b)   "Incendiary tire" is any fire intentionally set or caused to be set by any human being or entity, whether by their own act, or in concert with another, or with mechanical assistance, regardless of whether said fire was set with incendiary materials or fuels or ignited merely by applying flame or heat to any substance.
   (c)   "Responsible party" is any individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation including government corporation, association, local unit of government, commission, the state, a political subdivision of the state, an interstate body or any other legal entity that owns, controls, leases, or accepts for transport, storage, treatment or disposal the property involved in the extraordinary emergency incident, and/or was found responsible by a court of competent jurisdiction for setting a incendiary fire.
(Ord. 761. Passed 8-23-04.)