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NFIRS 5.0 Module ‘Hazardous Materials’

Description: Incidents over 55 gallons or when special hazadous materials actions were taken. Can be used in conjunction with the ‘Fire Module’, when applicable.

This module is NOT optional it is NOT ‘department use’; meaning it’s contents are used by FEMA NFIRS reports.

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Hazardous Materials Transactions:

Hazardous Materials Blocks:

These blocks are collections of elements carried by the ‘Hazardous Materials’ transaction.

Block  Elements 
A Fire Department IDFire Department StateIncident (Alarm) DateIncident Number (Identifier)Exposure NumberRecord Type/Transaction CodeTransaction Type (Add, Update, Delete)
F1 HazMat Released FromHazMat Story of Release
F2 HazMat Population Density
G1 HazMat Area Affected MeasurementHazMat Area Affected Units
G2 HazMat Area Evacuated MeasurementHazMat Evacuated Units
G3 HazMat Estimated Number Of People
G4 HazMat Estimated Number of Buildings
H HazMat Actions Taken
I HazMat Occurred First
J HazMat Cause of Release
K HazMat Factors Contributing to Release
L HazMat Factors Affecting Mitigation (Mitigating Factors)
M HazMat Equipment Involved In Release
O HazMat Disposition
P HazMat Civilian DeathsHazMat Civilian Injuries
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