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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘On Site Materials’

Description: ‘Identifies any significant amounts of commercial, industrial, energy, or agricultural products or materials on the property, whether or not they became involved in the fire.’

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NFIRS Coding

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

Common Examples of On Site Materials

More commonly used values for On Site Materials…

On Site Materials  Code 
Motor Vehicle Parts, Not Including Tires 813
Tires 814
None NNN
Undetermined UUU

Groups within ‘On Site Materials’

All values for On Site Materials

Foods, Beverages, Agriculture Group
  • 100 - Foods, Beverages, Agriculture - Other
Food Group
  • 110 - Food - Other
  • 111 - Baked Goods
  • 112 - Meat Products, Including Poultry & Fish
  • 113 - Dairy Products
  • 114 - Produce, Fruit, or Vegetables
  • 115 - Sugar, Spices
  • 116 - Deli Products
  • 117 - Cereals, Grains; Packaged
  • 118 - Fat/Cooking Grease, Including Lard & Animal Fat
Beverages Group
  • 120 - Beverages - Other
  • 121 - Alcoholic Beverage
  • 122 - Nonalcoholic Beverage
Agriculture Group
  • 130 - Agriculture - Other
  • 131 - Trees, Plants, Flowers
  • 132 - Feed, Grain, Seed
  • 133 - Hay, Straw
  • 134 - Crop, Not Grain
  • 135 - Livestock
  • 136 - Pets
  • 137 - Pesticides
  • 138 - Fertilizer
Personal & Home Products Group
  • 200 - Personal & Home Products - Other
Fabrics Group
  • 210 - Fabrics - Other
  • 211 - Curtains, Drapes
  • 212 - Linens
  • 213 - Bedding
  • 214 - Cloth, Yarn, Dry Goods
Wearable Products Group
  • 220 - Wearable Products - Other
  • 221 - Clothes
  • 222 - Footwear
  • 223 - Eyeglasses
  • 225 - Perfumes, Colognes, Cosmetics
  • 226 - Toiletries
Accessories Group
  • 230 - Accessories - Other
  • 231 - Jewelry, Watches
  • 232 - Luggage, Suitcases
  • 233 - Purses, Satchels, Briefcases, Wallets, Belts
Furnishings Group
  • 240 - Furnishings - Other
  • 241 - Furniture
  • 242 - Beds, Mattresses
  • 243 - Clocks
  • 244 - Housewares
  • 245 - Glass, Ceramics, China, Pottery, Stoneware
  • 246 - Silverware
Raw Materials Group
  • 300 - Raw Materials - Other
Wood Group
  • 310 - Wood - Other
  • 311 - Lumber, Sawn Wood
  • 312 - Timber
  • 313 - Cork
  • 314 - Pulp
  • 315 - Sawdust, Wood Chips
Fibers Group
  • 320 - Fibers - Other
  • 321 - Cotton
  • 322 - Wool
  • 323 - Silk
Animal Skins Group
  • 330 - Animal Skins - Other
  • 331 - Leather
  • 332 - Fur
Other Raw Materials Group
  • 341 - Ore
  • 342 - Rubber
  • 343 - Plastics
  • 344 - Fiberglass
  • 345 - Salt
Paper Products, Rope Group
  • 400 - Paper Products, Rope - Other
Paper Products Group
  • 410 - Paper Products - Other
  • 411 - Newspaper, Magazines
  • 412 - Books
  • 413 - Greeting Cards
  • 414 - Paper, Rolled
  • 415 - Cardboard
  • 416 - Packaged Paper Products, Including Stationery
  • 417 - Paper Records or Reports
Rope, Twine, Cordage Group
  • 421 - Rope, Twine, Cordage
Flammables, Chemicals, Plastics, Group
  • 500 - Flammables, Chemicals, Plastics - Other
Flammables, Combustible Liquids Group
  • 510 - Flammables, Combustible Liquids - Other
  • 511 - Gasoline, Diesel Fuel
  • 512 - Flammable Liquid, Not Gasoline
  • 513 - Combustible Liquid, Including Heating Oil
  • 514 - Motor Oil
  • 515 - Heavy Oils, Grease, Noncooking Related
  • 516 - Asphalt
  • 517 - Adhesive, Resin, Tar
Flammable Gases Group
  • 520 - Flammable Gases - Other
  • 521 - Natural Gas
  • 522 - Lp Gas, Butane, Propane
  • 523 - Hydrogen Gas
Solid Fuel, Coal Type Group
  • 530 - Solid Fuel, Coal Type - Other
  • 531 - Charcoal
  • 532 - Coal
  • 533 - Peat
  • 534 - Coke
Chemicals, Drugs Group
  • 540 - Chemicals, Drugs - Other
  • 541 - Hazardous Chemicals
  • 542 - Nonhazardous Chemicals
  • 543 - Cleaning Supplies
  • 544 - Pharmaceuticals, Drugs
  • 545 - Illegal Drugs
Radioactive Materials Group
  • 551 - Radioactive Materials
Construction, Machinery, Metals Group
  • 600 - Construction, Machinery, Metals - Other
Machinery, Tools Group
  • 610 - Machinery, Tools - Other
  • 611 - Industrial Machinery
  • 612 - Machine Parts
  • 613 - Tools (power And Hand Tools)
Construction Supplies Group
  • 620 - Construction Supplies - Other
  • 621 - Hardware Products
  • 622 - Construction And Home Improvement Products
  • 623 - Pipes, Fittings
  • 624 - Stone-working Materials
  • 625 - Lighting Fixtures And Lamps
  • 626 - Electrical Parts, Supplies, Equipment
  • 627 - Insulation
  • 628 - Abrasives
  • 629 - Fencing, Fence Supplies
Floor And Wall Coverings Group
  • 630 - Floor And Wall Coverings - Other
  • 631 - Carpets, Rugs
  • 632 - Linoleum, Tile
  • 633 - Ceramic Tile
  • 634 - Wallpaper
  • 635 - Paint
Metal Products Group
  • 640 - Metal Products - Other
  • 641 - Steel, Iron Products
  • 642 - Nonferrous Metal Products
  • 643 - Combustible Metals Products
Appliances, Electronics, Medical, Laboratory Group
  • 700 - Appliances, Electronics, Medical, Laboratory - Other
Appliances, Electronics Group
  • 710 - Appliances, Electronics - Other
  • 711 - Appliances
  • 712 - Electronic Parts, Supplies, Equipment
  • 713 - Electronic Media
  • 714 - Photographic Equipment, Supplies, Materials
Medical, Laboratory Products Group
  • 720 - Medical, Laboratory Products - Other
  • 721 - Dental Supplies
  • 722 - Medical Supplies
  • 723 - Optical Products
  • 724 - Veterinary Supplies
  • 725 - Laboratory Supplies
Vehicles, Vehicle Parts Group
  • 800 - Vehicles- Other (Conversion Only)
Motor Vehicles Group
  • 810 - Motor Vehicles And Parts - Other
  • 811 - Autos, Trucks, Buses, Recreational Vehicles
  • 812 - Construction Vehicles
  • 813 - Motor Vehicle Parts, Not Including Tires
  • 814 - Tires
Watercraft Group
  • 820 - Watercraft - Other
  • 821 - Boats, Ships
Aircraft Group
  • 830 - Aircraft - Other
  • 831 - Planes, Airplanes
  • 832 - Helicopters
Rail Group
  • 840 - Rail - Other
  • 841 - Trains, Light Rail, Rapid Transit Cars
  • 842 - Rail Equipment
Non-motorized Vehicles Group
  • 850 - Non-motorized Vehicles - Other
  • 851 - Bicycles, Tricycles, Unicycles
 
 
Other Products Group
Containers, Packing Materials Group
  • 910 - Containers, Packing Materials - Other
  • 911 - Bottles, Barrels, Boxes
  • 912 - Packing Material
  • 913 - Pallets
Previously Owned Products Group
  • 920 - Previously Owned Products - Other
  • 921 - Antiques
  • 922 - Collectibles
  • 923 - Used Merchandise
Ordnance, Explosives, Fireworks Group
  • 930 - Ordnance, Explosives, Fireworks - Other
  • 931 - Guns
  • 932 - Ammunition
  • 933 - Explosives
  • 934 - Fireworks, Commercially Made
  • 935 - Rockets, Missiles
Recreation, Arts (products) Group
  • 940 - Recreation, Arts Products - Other
  • 941 - Musical Instruments
  • 942 - Hobby, Crafts
  • 943 - Art Supply/Artwork
  • 944 - Sporting Goods
  • 945 - Camping, Hiking, Outdoor Products
  • 946 - Games, Toys
Mixed Sales Products Group
  • 950 - Mixed Sales Products - Other
  • 951 - Office Supplies
  • 952 - Restaurant Supplies, Not Including Food
Discarded Material Group
  • 960 - Discarded Material - Other
  • 961 - Junkyard Materials
  • 962 - Recyclable Materials
  • 963 - Trash, Not Recyclable
  • 000 - On-site Materials - Other
  • NNN - None
  • UUU - Undetermined

Transactions containing ‘On Site Materials’

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 3
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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