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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Activity when Injured’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Activity when Injured’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

All values for Activity when Injured

Activity when Injured  Code 
Escaping 1
Rescue Attempt 2
Fire Control 3
Returning To Vicinity Of Fire Before Control Of Fire 4
Returning To Vicinity Of Fire After Control Of Fire 5
Sleeping 6
Unable To Act 7
Irrational Act 8
Activity - Other 0
Undetermined U

Transactions containing ‘Activity when Injured’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 1
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.
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