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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Mobile Property Type’

Also known as: ‘mobilePropertyType’

Description: ‘Type of mobile property; personal vehicle, etc.’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Mobile Property Type’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

Common Examples of Mobile Property Type

More commonly used values for Mobile Property Type…

Mobile Property Type  Code 
Automobile, Passenger Car, Ambulance, Race Car 11
Trailer - Semi, Designed For Freight 23
Motorcycle, Trail Bike 18

Groups within ‘Mobile Property Type’

All values for Mobile Property Type

Passenger Road Vehicles:
  • 11 - Automobile, Passenger Car, Ambulance, Race Car
  • 12 - Bus, School Bus, Trackless Trolley
  • 13 - Off-road Recreational Vehicle
  • 14 - Motor Home, Camper, Bookmobile.
  • 15 - Trailer - Travel, Designed To Be Towed
  • 16 - Trailer - Camping, Collapsible
  • 17 - Mobile Home
  • 18 - Motorcycle, Trail Bike
  • 10 - Passenger or Road Vehicles - Other
Freight Road Vehicles:
  • 21 - General Use Truck, Dump Truck, Fire Apparatus
  • 22 - Pickup Truck, Hauling Rig (non-motorized)
  • 23 - Trailer - Semi, Designed For Freight
  • 24 - Tank Truck - Nonflammable Cargo
  • 25 - Tank Truck - Flammable or Combustible Liquid
  • 26 - Tank Truck - Compressed Gas or Lp-gas
  • 27 - Garbage, Waste, Refuse Truck
  • 20 - Freight Road Transport Vehicle - Other
Rail Transport Vehicles:
  • 31 - Diner Car, Passenger Car
  • 32 - Box, Freight, or Hopper Car
  • 33 - Tank Car
  • 34 - Container or Piggyback Car
  • 35 - Engine/locomotive
  • 36 - Rapid Transit Car, Trolley - Self-powered
  • 37 - Maintenance Equipment Car
  • 30 - Rail Transport Vehicle - Other
Water Vessels:
  • 41 - Boat Less Than 65 Ft In Length Overall
  • 42 - Boat or Ship >= 65 Ft But < 1,000 Tons.
  • 43 - Cruise Liner or Passenger Ship >= 1,000 Tons
  • 44 - Tank Ship
  • 45 - Personal Water Craft
  • 46 - Cargo or Military Ship > 1,000 Tons
  • 47 - Non-self-propelled Vessel
  • 48 - Commercial Fishing or Processing Vessel
  • 49 - Sailboats
  • 40 - Water Transport Vessel - Other
Air Transport Vehicles:
  • 51 - Personal Aircraft Less Than 12,500 Lb. Gross Wt.
  • 52 - Personal Aircraft GreaterThanOrEqual 12,500 Lb. Gross Wt.
  • 53 - Commercial Aircraft: Propeller, Fixed Wing
  • 54 - Commercial Aircraft: Turbine Powered, Fixed-wing
  • 55 - Helicopters, Nonmilitary
  • 56 - Military Fixed-wing Aircraft
  • 57 - Military Non-fixed-wing Aircraft
  • 58 - Balloon Vehicles
  • 50 - Air Transport Vehicles - Other
Industrial, Agricultural, Construction Vehicles:
  • 61 - Construction Vehicle
  • 63 - Loader - Industrial, Fork Lift, Tow Motor, Stacker
  • 64 - Crane
  • 65 - Agricultural Vehicle, Baler, Chopper (farm Use)
  • 67 - Timber Harvest Vehicle
  • 60 - Industrial, Construction, Agricultural Vehicles - Other
Mobile Property, Miscellaneous:
  • 71 - Home, Garden Vehicle
  • 73 - Shipping Container, Mechanically Moved
  • 74 - Armored Vehicle
  • 75 - Missile, Rocket, Space Vehicle
  • 76 - Aerial Tramway Vehicle
  • 00 - Mobile Property - Other
  • NN - None
  • UU - Undetermined (Conversion Only)

Transactions containing ‘Mobile Property Type’

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
Expected Length 2
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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