219.76 Fire caused by engine; insurable interest.
A railroad corporation owning or operating a railroad in this state is responsible in damages to every person and corporation whose property is injured or destroyed by fire communicated directly or indirectly by the locomotive engines in use upon its railroad line. Each railroad corporation shall have an insurable interest in the property upon the route of its railroad line and may procure insurance in its own behalf for its protection against the damages.
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