Also known as: ‘fireSpread’
Definition: The extent of fire spread in terms of how far the flame damage extended. The extent of flame damage is the area actually burned or charred and does not include the area receiving only heat, smoke, or water damage.
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 ‘Fire Spread’.
|Relational Edit Rule 67||relational edit rule 67.|
|Relational Edit Rule 69||Spread to Same Floor or Less.|
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Fire Spread’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
|Confined To Object Of Origin||1|
|Confined To Room Of Origin||2|
|Confined To Floor Of Origin||3|
|Confined To Building Of Origin||4|
|Beyond Building Of Origin||5|
|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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