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All NFIRS 5.0 Rules

NFIRS 5.0 validation rules are provided to ensure NFIRS data is consistent and correct for the fire/reporting concepts that are being modeled.

Rule Group  Overview 
Edit Requirement Rule Basic.E1.Containment Content Exposure Number Above Zero.
Edit Requirement Rule Fire.D3a.Spread Structure Fire Spread or no Spread.
Edit Requirement Rule Fire.B.Latitude Wildland Fire Valid Latitude.
Edit Requirement Rule Fire.B.Longitude Wildland Fire Valid Longitude.
Relational Edit Rule 1 Transaction Key must be Unique.
Relational Edit Rule 2 Content Exposure number positive.
Relational Edit Rule 3 Transaction No Duplicates except to Lookup Edits.
Relational Edit Rule 4 Transaction Delete and No Activity require minimal fields.
Relational Edit Rule 5 Alternative Wildland Location.
Relational Edit Rule 6 Intersection Elements.
Relational Edit Rule 7 Fire Group Modules.
Relational Edit Rule 8 Fire Control or Extinguishment Actions.
Relational Edit Rule 9 Structure Fires Require Structure Information.
Relational Edit Rule 10 Confined Fires.
Relational Edit Rule 11 Mobile Property Fixed Structure.
Relational Edit Rule 12 Fire Module Optional For Outside Rubbish Fires.
Relational Edit Rule 13 EMS Module Allowed.
Relational Edit Rule 14 Animal Problems/Rescues Actions Allowed.
Relational Edit Rule 15 Malicious or Mischievous Incident Actions Allowed.
Relational Edit Rule 16 Bomb Scare Actions Allowed.
Relational Edit Rule 17 System Malfunction Actions Allowed.
Relational Edit Rule 18 Unintentional Alarm Actions Taken.
Relational Edit Rule 19 Documentation relational edit rule 19.
Relational Edit Rule 20 Special Incident Actions Taken.
Relational Edit Rule 21 Report from Departments Giving Aid.
Relational Edit Rule 22 Arrival after Alarmed.
Relational Edit Rule 23 Controlled after Alarmed.
Relational Edit Rule 24 Alarmed before Cleared.
Relational Edit Rule 25 Arrival before Controlled.
Relational Edit Rule 26 Arrival before Cleared.
Relational Edit Rule 27 Controlled before Cleared.
Relational Edit Rule 28 Cleared after Alarmed.
Relational Edit Rule 29 relational edit rule 29.
Relational Edit Rule 30 Basic Actions Taken.
Relational Edit Rule 31 Basic Ordered Actions 1 and 2.
Relational Edit Rule 32 Basic Ordered Actions 2 and 3.
Relational Edit Rule 33 relational edit rule 33.
Relational Edit Rule 34 relational edit rule 34.
Relational Edit Rule 35 relational edit rule 35.
Relational Edit Rule 36 Property Details.
Relational Edit Rule 37 Need On Site Materials for Commercial Property Fires.
Relational Edit Rule 38 Fire or Wildland Fire Required.
Relational Edit Rule 39 relational edit rule 39.
Relational Edit Rule 40 relational edit rule 40.
Relational Edit Rule 41 relational edit rule 41.
Relational Edit Rule 42 relational edit rule 42.
Relational Edit Rule 43 relational edit rule 43.
Relational Edit Rule 44 Acres Burned Needed Somewhere.
Relational Edit Rule 45 Content No Storage not Materials.
Relational Edit Rule 46 Content Each Material requires Storage.
Relational Edit Rule 47 Documentation relational edit rule 47.
Relational Edit Rule 48 relational edit rule 48.
Relational Edit Rule 49 No Fire Spread if Confined.
Relational Edit Rule 50 Type of Material Required.
Relational Edit Rule 51 Cause of Ignition ‘Other’ for Exposures.
Relational Edit Rule 52 Factors Required for Unintentional Cause.
Relational Edit Rule 53 relational edit rule 53.
Relational Edit Rule 54 relational edit rule 54.
Relational Edit Rule 55 relational edit rule 55.
Relational Edit Rule 56 Content No Factor Contributing Duplicates.
Relational Edit Rule 57 relational edit rule 57.
Relational Edit Rule 58 Not on Exposures.
Relational Edit Rule 59 relational edit rule 59.
Relational Edit Rule 60 relational edit rule 60.
Relational Edit Rule 61 relational edit rule 61.
Relational Edit Rule 62 relational edit rule 62.
Relational Edit Rule 63 relational edit rule 63.
Relational Edit Rule 64 relational edit rule 64.
Relational Edit Rule 65 relational edit rule 65.
Relational Edit Rule 66 relational edit rule 66.
Relational Edit Rule 67 relational edit rule 67.
Relational Edit Rule 68 Structure Length and Width or Total Area.
Relational Edit Rule 69 Spread to Same Floor or Less.
Relational Edit Rule 70 Documentation relational edit rule 70.
Relational Edit Rule 71 Damaged Floors no more than All Floors.
Relational Edit Rule 72 relational edit rule 72.
Relational Edit Rule 73 relational edit rule 73.
Relational Edit Rule 74 relational edit rule 74.
Relational Edit Rule 75 If the detector operated, did it alert occupants?.
Relational Edit Rule 76 If the detector failed, how did it fail?.
Relational Edit Rule 77 Power failure only effects powered detectors.
Relational Edit Rule 78 relational edit rule 78.
Relational Edit Rule 79 relational edit rule 79.
Relational Edit Rule 80 relational edit rule 80.
Relational Edit Rule 81 relational edit rule 81.
Relational Edit Rule 82 relational edit rule 82.
Relational Edit Rule 83 Injured before Cleared.
Relational Edit Rule 84 If None then no Others.
Relational Edit Rule 85 relational edit rule 85.
Relational Edit Rule 86 relational edit rule 86.
Relational Edit Rule 87 relational edit rule 87.
Relational Edit Rule 88 relational edit rule 88.
Relational Edit Rule 89 relational edit rule 89.
Relational Edit Rule 90 Started Below Building Height.
Relational Edit Rule 91 relational edit rule 91.
Relational Edit Rule 92 Injured Below Building Height.
Relational Edit Rule 93 Sequence Numbers Below Total Number.
Relational Edit Rule 94 relational edit rule 94.
Relational Edit Rule 95 Injured At within Alarmed At and Cleared At.
Relational Edit Rule 96 Firefighter Struck or Collided.
Relational Edit Rule 97 relational edit rule 97.
Relational Edit Rule 98 relational edit rule 98.
Relational Edit Rule 99 relational edit rule 99.
Relational Edit Rule 100 relational edit rule 100.
Relational Edit Rule 132 Address On Wildland Module.
Relational Edit Rule 133 Location Of Some Sort.
Relational Edit Rule 134 Wildland Above Zero.
Relational Edit Rule 135 Crop Order.
Relational Edit Rule 136 Wildland Percentages.
Relational Edit Rule 140 Wildland Right Of Way.
Relational Edit Rule 160 Fire Significant Dollar Loss.
Relational Edit Rule 161 Street Name Optional On Directions.
Relational Edit Rule 163 Content Either Mobile Property or Equipment.
Relational Edit Rule 164 Content Actions Other.
Relational Edit Rule 165 Cancelled.
Relational Edit Rule 167 Content Main Fire NOT Exposure.
Relational Edit Rule 169 Content Exceptional Age.
Relational Edit Rule 171 Confined Fire Not Confined Fire.
Relational Edit Rule 175 Fire Non-Structure Fire.
Relational Edit Rule 176 Property Use Barracks / Dormitory.
Relational Edit Rule 177 Response Time NFPA standard Response Time.
Relational Edit Rule 179 Cancelled Cancelled Type/Action Taken.
Relational Edit Rule 180 Standard Building Structures/Type.
Relational Edit Rule 182 Reserved Reserved.
Relational Edit Rule 183 Weather / Natural Disaster Long Day (Notice).
Relational Edit Rule 184 Fire Contents Loss/Property Loss (Notice).
Relational Edit Rule 925 Cancelled Arrival Requirement.
Relational Edit Rule 926 Cancelled Action Taken.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #1.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #2.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #3.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #4.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #6.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #7.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #8.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #9.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #10.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #11.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #12.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #13.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #14.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #15.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #16.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #17.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #18.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #19.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #20.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #21.
Logic Rule 1003 REFERENCE #22.
Logic Rule 1000 Mandatory Element.
Logic Rule 1001 Formatted Element.
Logic Rule 1002 Element Specification.
 
 

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