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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Horizontal Distance From Right Of Way’

Description: ‘The horizontal distance between the point of fire origin from the edge of the traveled surface of a road or the nearest outside rail of a railroad right-of-way, or from the nearest power line or power transmission equipment of a utility right-of-way.’

Specification Comment: Completed only for fires starting on or near (within 99 feet) roads, railroads, or powerline rights-of-way.

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Transactions containing ‘Horizontal Distance From Right Of Way’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 2
Element Type Numeric - Integer numbers (no decimal points). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. All integer values are assumed to be positive. Any fields which allow a negative integer value have been denoted with ‘+ or –’ in the comment field. Negative numbers should be transmitted with the minus sign preceding the digits. - Maximum length 2 characters
 
 

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