Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following definitions shall apply to ss. 633.801-633.821: (1) “Firefighter employee” means any person engaged in any employment, public or private, as a firefighter under any appointment or contract of hire or apprenticeship, express or implied, oral or written, whether lawfully or unlawfully employed, responding to or assisting with fire or medical emergencies, whether or not the firefighter is on duty, except those appointed under s. 590.02(1)(d). (2) “Firefighter employer” means the state and all political subdivisions of this state, all public and quasi-public corporations in this state, and every person carrying on any employment for this state, political subdivisions of this state, and public and quasi-public corporations in this state which employs firefighters, except those appointed under s. 590.02(1)(d).
(3) “Firefighter employment” or “employment” means any service performed by a firefighter employee for the firefighter employer.
(4) “Firefighter place of employment” or “place of employment” means the physical location at which the firefighter is employed.