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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Equipment Power Source’
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Relational Edit Rules for ‘Equipment Power Source’
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 ‘Equipment Power Source’.
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Equipment Power Source’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
Common Examples of Equipment Power Source
More commonly used values for Equipment Power Source…
|Equipment Power Source
|Natural Gas or Other Lighter-than-air Gas
|LP Gas or Other Heavier-than-air Gas
|Electrical Line Voltage (>= 50 Volts)
|Power Source - Other
Groups within ‘Equipment Power Source’
All values for Equipment Power Source
- 11 - Electrical Line Voltage (>= 50 Volts)
- 12 - Batteries And Low Voltage (< 50 Volts)
- 10 - Electrical - Other
Gas Fuels Group
- 21 - Natural Gas or Other Lighter-than-air Gas
- 22 - LP Gas or Other Heavier-than-air Gas
- 20 - Gas Fuels - Other
Liquid Fuels Group
- 31 - Gasoline
- 32 - Alcohol
- 33 - Kerosene, Diesel Fuel, No.1 And 2 Fuel Oil
- 34 - No.4, 5 & 6 Fuel Oils
- 30 - Liquid Fuel - Other
Solid Fuels Group
- 41 - Wood, Paper
- 42 - Coal, Charcoal
- 43 - Chemicals
- 40 - Solid Fuel - Other
Other Power Sources Group
- 51 - Compressed Air
- 52 - Steam
- 53 - Water
- 54 - Wind
- 55 - Solar
- 56 - Geothermal
- 57 - Nuclear
- 58 - Fluid/hydraulic Power Source
- 00 - Power Source - Other
- UU - Undetermined
Transactions containing ‘Equipment Power Source’
A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.
||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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