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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Number Of Residential Units’

Description: ‘The estimated total number of residential living units in the building of origin, whether or not all of the units became involved in the fire.’

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Transactions containing ‘Number Of Residential Units’

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
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.
 
 

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