Definition: Identifies the type of fire detection system that was present in the area of fire origin.
NFIRS 5.0 relational edit validation rules are provided to ensure NFIRS data is consistent and correct for the fire/reporting concepts that are being modeled. Relational edits determine relationships between multiple fields / elements. These are the rules for ‘Detector Type’.
|Relational Edit Rule 74||relational edit rule 74.|
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Detector Type’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
|Combination Smoke And Heat In A Single Unit||3|
|Sprinkler, Water Flow Detection||4|
|More Than One Type Present||5|
|Detector Type - Other||0|
|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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