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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Equipment Involved’

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NFIRS Coding

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

Common Examples of Equipment Involved

More commonly used values for Equipment Involved…

Equipment Involved  Code 
Fireplace, Insert/stove 123
Water Heater 151
Chain Saw 522

Groups within ‘Equipment Involved’

All values for Equipment Involved

Heating, Ventilation, Air ConditioningGroup
  • 100 - Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning, Other
  • 111 - Air Conditioner
  • 112 - Heat Pump
  • 113 - Fan
  • 114 - Humidifier, Non-heat Producing
  • 115 - Ionizer
  • 116 - Dehumidifier, Portable
  • 117 - Evaporative Cooler, Cooling Tower.
  • 120 - Fireplace, Chimney, Other
  • 121 - Fireplace, Masonry
  • 122 - Fireplace, Factory-built
  • 123 - Fireplace, Insert/stove
  • 124 - Stove, Heating
  • 125 - Chimney Connector, Vent Connector
  • 126 - Chimney: Brick, Stone, Masonry
  • 127 - Chimney: Metal, Including Stovepipe, Flue
  • 131 - Furnace, Local Heating Unit, Built-in
  • 132 - Furnace, Central Heating Unit
  • 133 - Boiler (power, Process, Heating)
  • 141 - Heater, Excluding Catalytic And Oil-filled Heaters
  • 142 - Heater, Catalytic
  • 143 - Heater, Oil Filled
  • 144 - Heat Lamp
  • 145 - Heat Tape
  • 151 - Water Heater
  • 152 - Steam Line, Heat Pipe, Hot Air Duct
Electrical Distribution, Lighting & Power TransferGroup
  • 200 - Electrical Distribution, Power Transfer, Other
  • 210 - Electrical Wiring, Other
  • 211 - Electrical Power (utility) Line
  • 212 - Electrical Service Supply Wires From Utility
  • 213 - Electric Meter, Meter Box
  • 214 - Electrical Wiring From Meter Box To Circuit Breaker
  • 215 - Panel Board, Switchboard, Circuit Breaker Board
  • 216 - Electrical Branch Circuit
  • 217 - Outlet, Receptacle
  • 218 - Wall-type Switch
  • 219 - Ground-fault Interrupter (gfi), Portable, Plug-in
  • 221 - Transformer, Distribution-type
  • 222 - Overcurrent, Disconnect Equipment
  • 223 - Transformer, Low Voltage
  • 224 - Generator
  • 225 - Inverter
  • 226 - Uninterrupted Power Supply (ups)
  • 227 - Surge Protector
  • 228 - Battery Charger, Rectifier
  • 229 - Battery
  • 230 - Lamp, Lighting, Other
  • 231 - Lamp: Tabletop, Floor, Desk
  • 232 - Lantern, Flashlight
  • 233 - Incandescent Lighting Fixture
  • 234 - Fluorescent Lighting Fixture, Ballast
  • 235 - Halogen Lighting Fixture Or Lamp
  • 236 - Sodium, Mercury Vapor Lighting Fixtures Or Lamps;
  • 237 - Portable Or Movable Work Light, Trouble Light
  • 238 - Light Bulb
  • 241 - Night Light
  • 242 - Decorative Lights, Line Voltage
  • 243 - Decorative Or Landscape Lighting, Low Voltage
  • 244 - Sign
  • 251 - Fence, Electric
  • 252 - Traffic Control Device
  • 253 - Lightning Rod, Arrester/grounding Device
  • 260 - Cord, Plug, Other
  • 261 - Power Cord, Plug; Detachable From Appliance
  • 262 - Power Cord, Plug; Permanently Attached
  • 263 - Extension Cord
Shop Tools, Industrial EquipmentGroup
  • 300 - Shop Tools And Industrial Equipment, Other
  • 310 - Power Tools, Other
  • 311 - Power Saw
  • 312 - Power Lathe
  • 313 - Power Shaper, Router, Jointer, Planer
  • 314 - Power Cutting Tool
  • 315 - Power Drill, Screwdriver
  • 316 - Power Sander, Grinder, Buffer, Polisher
  • 317 - Power Hammer, Including Jackhammers
  • 318 - Power Nail Gun, Stud Driver, Stapler
  • 320 - Painting Tools, Other
  • 321 - Paint Dipper
  • 322 - Paint Flow Coating Machine
  • 323 - Paint Mixing Machine
  • 324 - Paint Sprayer
  • 325 - Coating Machine, Including Asphalt-saturating
  • 331 - Welding Torch.
  • 332 - Cutting Torch
  • 333 - Burners
  • 334 - Soldering Equipment
  • 340 - Hydraulic Equipment, Other
  • 341 - Air Compressor
  • 342 - Gas Compressor
  • 343 - Atomizing Equipment
  • 344 - Pump
  • 345 - Wet/dry Vacuum (shop Vacuum)
  • 346 - Hoist, Lift, Crane
  • 347 - Powered Jacking Equipment
  • 348 - Drilling Machinery Or Equipment
  • 351 - Heat-treating Equipment
  • 352 - Incinerator
  • 353 - Industrial Furnace, Oven, Kiln
  • 354 - Tarpot, Tar Kettle
  • 355 - Casting, Molding, Forging Equipment
  • 356 - Distilling Equipment
  • 357 - Digester, Reactor
  • 358 - Extractor, Waste Recovery Machine
  • 361 - Conveyor
  • 362 - Power Transfer Equipment: Ropes, Cables, Blocks, Belts
  • 363 - Power Takeoff
  • 364 - Powered Valves.
  • 365 - Bearing Or Brake
  • 371 - Picking, Carding, Weaving Machine
  • 372 - Testing Equipment
  • 373 - Gas Regulator
  • 374 - Motor, Separate
  • 375 - Internal Combustion Engine (nonvehicular)
  • 376 - Printing Press
  • 377 - Car Washing Equipment
Commercial And Medical EquipmentGroup
  • 400 - Commercial And Medical Equipment, Other
  • 410 - Medical Equipment, Other
  • 411 - Dental, Medical, Or Other Powered Bed Or Chair
  • 412 - Dental Equipment, Other
  • 413 - Dialysis Equipment
  • 414 - Medical Imaging Equipment
  • 415 - Medical Monitoring Equipment
  • 416 - Oxygen Administration Equipment
  • 417 - Radiological Equipment, X-ray, Radiation Therapy
  • 418 - Sterilizer: Medical
  • 419 - Therapeutic Equipment
  • 421 - Transmitter
  • 422 - Telephone Switching Gear, Including Pbx
  • 423 - Tv Monitor Array
  • 424 - Studio-type Tv Camera
  • 425 - Studio-type Sound Recording/modulating Equipment
  • 426 - Radar Equipment
  • 431 - Amusement Ride Equipment
  • 432 - Ski Lift
  • 433 - Elevator Or Lift
  • 434 - Escalator
  • 441 - Microfilm, Microfiche Viewing Equipment
  • 442 - Photo Processing Equipment
  • 443 - Vending Machine
  • 444 - Nonvideo Arcade Game
  • 445 - Water Fountain, Water Cooler
  • 446 - Telescope
  • 450 - Laboratory Equipment, Other
  • 451 - Electron Microscope
Garden Tools, Agricultural EquipmentGroup
  • 500 - Gardening Tools And Agricultural Equipment, Other
  • 511 - Combine, Threshing Machine
  • 512 - Hay Processing Equipment
  • 513 - Farm Elevator Or Conveyor
  • 514 - Silo Loader, Unloader, Screw/sweep Auger
  • 515 - Feed Grinder, Mixer, Blender
  • 516 - Milking Machine
  • 517 - Pasteurizer
  • 518 - Cream Separator
  • 521 - Sprayer: Farm Or Garden
  • 522 - Chain Saw
  • 523 - Weed Burner
  • 524 - Lawn Mower
  • 525 - Lawn, Landscape Trimmer, Edger
  • 531 - Lawn Vacuum
  • 532 - Leaf Blower
  • 533 - Mulcher, Grinder, Chipper
  • 534 - Snow Blower, Thrower
  • 535 - Log Splitter
  • 536 - Post Hole Auger
  • 537 - Post Driver, Pile Driver
  • 538 - Tiller, Cultivator
Kitchen And Cooking EquipmentGroup
  • 600 - Kitchen And Cooking Equipment, Other
  • 611 - Blender, Juicer, Food Processor, Mixer
  • 612 - Coffee Grinder
  • 621 - Can Opener
  • 622 - Knife
  • 623 - Knife Sharpener
  • 631 - Coffee Maker Or Teapot
  • 632 - Food Warmer, Hot Plate
  • 633 - Kettle
  • 634 - Popcorn Popper
  • 635 - Pressure Cooker Or Canner
  • 636 - Slow Cooker
  • 637 - Toaster, Toaster Oven, Countertop Broiler
  • 638 - Waffle Iron, Griddle
  • 639 - Wok, Frying Pan, Skillet
  • 641 - Bread-making Machine
  • 642 - Deep Fryer
  • 643 - Grill, Hibachi, Barbecue
  • 644 - Microwave Oven
  • 645 - Oven, Rotisserie
  • 646 - Range, Stove With/without Oven Or Cooking Surface
  • 647 - Steam Table, Warming Drawer/table
  • 651 - Dishwasher
  • 652 - Freezer When Separate From Refrigerator
  • 653 - Garbage Disposer
  • 654 - Grease Hood/duct Exhaust Fan
  • 655 - Ice Maker (separate From Refrigerator)
  • 656 - Refrigerator, Refrigerator/freezer
Electronic And Other Electrical EquipmentGroup
  • 700 - Electronic Equipment, Other
  • 710 - Computer Device, Other
  • 711 - Computer
  • 712 - Computer Storage Device: External
  • 713 - Computer Modem, External
  • 714 - Computer Monitor
  • 715 - Computer Printer
  • 716 - Computer Projection Device, Lcd Panel, Projector
  • 720 - Office Equipment, Other
  • 721 - Adding Machine, Calculator
  • 722 - Telephone Or Answering Machine
  • 723 - Cash Register
  • 724 - Copier
  • 725 - Fax Machine
  • 726 - Paper Shredder
  • 727 - Postage, Shipping Meter Equipment
  • 728 - Typewriter
  • 730 - Musical Instrument, Other
  • 731 - Guitar
  • 732 - Piano, Organ
  • 733 - Musical Synthesizer Or Keyboard
  • 740 - Sound Recording Or Receiving Equipment, Other
  • 741 - Cd Player (audio)
  • 742 - Laser Disk Player
  • 743 - Radio
  • 744 - Radio, Two Way
  • 745 - Record Player, Phonograph, Turntable
  • 747 - Speakers, Audio; Separate Components
  • 748 - Stereo Equipment
  • 749 - Tape Recorder Or Player
  • 750 - Video Equipment, Other
  • 751 - Cable Converter Box
  • 752 - Projector: Film, Slide, Overhead
  • 753 - Television
  • 754 - Vcr Or Vcr-tv Combination
  • 755 - Video Game - Electronic
  • 756 - Camcorder, Video Camera
  • 757 - Photographic Camera And Equipment
Personal And Household EquipmentGroup
  • 800 - Personal And Household Equipment, Other
  • 811 - Clothes Dryer
  • 812 - Trash Compactor
  • 813 - Washer/dryer Combination (within One Frame)
  • 814 - Washing Machine - Clothes
  • 821 - Hot Tub, Whirlpool, Spa
  • 822 - Swimming Pool Equipment
  • 830 - Floor Care Equipment, Other
  • 831 - Broom, Electric
  • 832 - Carpet Cleaning Equipment, Including Rug Shampooer
  • 833 - Floor Buffer, Waxer, Cleaner
  • 834 - Vacuum Cleaner
  • 841 - Comb, Hair Brush
  • 842 - Curling Iron
  • 843 - Electrolysis Equipment
  • 844 - Hair Curler Warmer
  • 845 - Hair Dryer
  • 846 - Makeup Mirror, Lighted
  • 847 - Razor, Shaver
  • 848 - Suntan Equipment, Sunlamp
  • 849 - Toothbrush
  • 850 - Portable Appliance Designed To Produce Heat, Other
  • 851 - Baby Bottle Warmer
  • 852 - Blanket - Electric
  • 853 - Heating Pad
  • 854 - Clothes Steamer
  • 855 - Clothes Iron
  • 861 - Automatic Door Opener - Not Garage
  • 862 - Burglar Alarm
  • 863 - Garage Door Opener
  • 864 - Gas Detector
  • 865 - Intercom
  • 866 - Smoke Or Heat Detector, Fire Alarm
  • 868 - Thermostat
  • 871 - Ashtray
  • 872 - Charcoal Lighter, Utility Lighter
  • 873 - Cigarette Lighter, Pipe Lighter
  • 874 - Fire-extinguishing Equipment
  • 875 - Insect Trap
  • 876 - Timer
  • 877 - Novelty Lighter
  • 881 - Model Vehicles.
  • 882 - Toy, Powered
  • 883 - Woodburning Kit
  • 891 - Clock
  • 892 - Gun
  • 893 - Jewelry-cleaning Machine
  • 894 - Scissors
  • 895 - Sewing Machine
  • 896 - Shoe Polisher
  • 897 - Sterilizer, Non-medical
  • 000 - Other Equipment Involved In Ignition
  • NNN - None
  • UUU - Undetermined

Transactions containing ‘Equipment Involved’

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

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 3
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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