Overview:  Responserack helps volunteer fire departments with NFIRS and more.

NFIRS 5.0 - NFIRS Codes Cheat Sheet - Coding - Examples - Elements - Validation

powered by Responserack National Fire Incident Reporting System. Reporting by Responserack Fire Department NFIRS RMS.

NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Special Study Identification Number’

Also known as: ‘specialStudies’

Definition: The identification for the special study, each study having it’s own identifier.

Entry: Typically a ‘Local Option’, i.e. for department/state reference only. Note: has been used at the federal level.

Need something else? Here is the complete list of all NFIRS modules and subsequent NFIRS transactions, plus a list of all NFIRS elements.

NFIRS References

See Also

Responserack provides innovative middle-of-the-night firefighter-simple volunteer fire department software and NFIRS incident reporting software. Learn about how Responserack can help your volunteer fire department.

Transactions containing ‘Special Study Identification Number’

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 Mandatory
Maximum Length 5
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. - Maximum length 5 characters
Responserack provides innovative volunteer fire department software and NFIRS incident reporting software for volunteer fire departments. Responserack integrates CAD dispatch notifications - publishing to member communications platforms such as Slack or Group Me, combining location/place information and department notes into real-time notifications. Learn more about Responserack - Volunteer Fire Department Software.
 
 

Need more NFIRS help?

Need more help with NFIRS, or not yet found what you are looking for? Please see if these help …  

 
 

For more information see the NFIRS Cheat Sheet, NFIRS Coding and contact Responserack to learn about our fire department software.