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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’

Also known as: ‘controlledDateTime’

Definition: The actual month, day, year, and time of day when the fire is brought under control or the incident is stabilized and does not require additional emergency resources. ‘Controlled’ is the time when the incident commander determines that the fire will not escape from its containment perimeter.

Purpose: The time spent stabilizing a fire provides fire department management with the information needed to analyze the duration patterns of different types of fires. This can assist in determining service demand and costs for resource allocation.

Entry: Optional, except for when reporting a Wildland Fire.

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Edit Requirement Rules for ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’

NFIRS 5.0 edit requirement validation rules are provided to ensure NFIRS data is consistent and correct for the fire/reporting concepts that are being modeled. Edit requirements determine use and values for fields / elements. These are the rules for ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’.

Rule Group  Overview 
Edit Requirement Rule Basic.E1.Containment Content Exposure Number Above Zero.
Relational Edit Rules for ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’

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 ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’.

Rule Group  Overview 
Relational Edit Rule 27 Controlled before Cleared.
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Transactions containing ‘Incident Controlled Date Time’

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 14
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. - - Date and Time
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