Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 5 > Jan 18 1957

The state is liable under RCW 38.52.180 for the following: (1) Damages to private housing facilities or property, engaged by duly authorized representatives of the state civil defense agency resulting from the negligence or fault of refugees; (2) Injuries to persons or property caused by negligence of a civil defense worker engaged in civil defense activities; (3) Injuries to volunteers commandeered into service after proclamation by the governor of the existence of a disaster.