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Definition: Were hazardous materials released as a result of this incident?
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Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Hazardous Material Released’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
|Hazardous Material Released||Code|
|Natural Gas: Slow Leak, No Evac. or Hazmat Actions.||1|
|Propane Gas - Less Than A 21 Lb. Tank.||2|
|Gasoline - Vehicle Fuel Tank or Portable Container.||3|
|Kerosene - Fuel-burning Equipment/portable Storage.||4|
|Diesel Fuel/fuel Oil - Vehicle Fuel Tank/ Portable.||5|
|Household/office Solvent or Chemical Spill.||6|
|Motor Oil - From Engine or Portable Container.||7|
|Paint - Spills Less Than 55 Gallons.||8|
|Special Hazmat Actions Required or Spill Greater Than or Equal To 55 Gal.||0|
A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.
|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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