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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘General Location at Time of Injury’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘General Location at Time of Injury’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

All values for General Location at Time of Injury

General Location at Time of Injury  Code 
In Area Of Fire Origin, Whether That Is Inside or Outside Of Building 1
In Building Of Origin, But Not In Area Of Origin 2
Outside, Not In Area Of Origin 3
Undetermined U

Transactions containing ‘General Location at Time of Injury’

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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