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Also known as: ‘heatSource’
Definition: The heat source that ignited the ‘Item First Ignited’ to cause the fire.
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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 ‘Heat Source’.
|Relational Edit Rule 47||Documentation||relational edit rule 47.|
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Heat Source’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
More commonly used values for Heat Source…
|Heat From Powered Equipment- Other.||10|
|Hot Ember or Ash.||43|
|Heat Source: Other.||00|
|Heat Source: Undetermined.||UU|
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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