Definition: The human condition or situation that allowed the heat source and combustible material to combine to ignite the fire.
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Human Factors Contributing’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:
|Human Factors Contributing
|Possibly impaired by alcohol or drugs
|Unattended or unsupervised person.
|Possibly Mentally Disabled
|Multiple persons involved
|Age was a Factor
|0 - 8
|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. - Maximum length 2 characters
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