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NFIRS 5.0 Module ‘Structure Fire’

Description: Provides supplementary report data to a fire module for a structure fire.

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

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Structure Fire Transactions:

  • Structure Fire - ‘Provides details specific to a Structure Fire Incident’- Mandatory, 1 only

Structure Fire Blocks:

These blocks are collections of elements carried by the ‘Structure Fire’ transaction.

Block  Elements 
A Fire Department IDFire Department StateIncident (Alarm) DateIncident Number (Identifier)Exposure NumberRecord Type/Transaction CodeTransaction Type (Add, Update, Delete)
I1 Structure Type
I2 Building Status
I3 Building Height: Stories Above GradeBuilding Height: Stories Below Grade
I4 Building LengthBuilding WidthTotal Square Feet
J1 Fire Origin (Story #)
J2 Fire Spread
J3 Number of Stories with Damage: MinorNumber of Stories with Damage: SignificantNumber of Stories with Damage: HeavyNumber of Stories with Damage: Extreme
K No Flame Spread or Same As First or Unknown
K1 Item Contributing To Spread
K2 Type Of Material Contributing To Spread
L1 Detector Presence
L2 Detector Type
L3 Detector Power
L4 Detector Operation
L5 Detector Effectiveness
L6 Detector Failure Reason
M1 Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Presence
M2 Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Type
M3 Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Operation
M4 Number of Sprinklers Operating
M5 Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Failure Reason
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