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NFIRS Relational Edit Rule 38

The NFIRS specification provides this definition for Relational Edit Rule 38:

Relational Edit Rule 38 — If the Incident Type is 140-143 or 160,170-173, then either the Fire Module or the Wildland Module is required. One of the two must be completed. If the Incident Type is 561,631 or 632, the Fire Module is not allowed but the Wildland Module may be optionally completed in addition to the Basic Module for these incidents.
Responserack’s supplement:

Responserack’s copy of the above NFIRS definition, with (when available) NFIRS codes expanded:

Relational Edit Rule 38 - If the Incident Type is Natural Vegetation Fire - Other (140) to Grass Fire (143) or Special Outside Fire - Other (160), Cultivated Vegetation, Crop Fire - Other (170) to Cultivated Trees or Nursery Stock Fire (173), then either the Fire Module or the Wildland Fire Module is required. One of the two must be completed.

If the Incident Type is Unauthorized Burning (561), Authorized Controlled Burning (631) or Prescribed Fire (632), the Fire Module is not allowed but the Wildland Fire Module may be optionally completed in addition to the Basic Module for these incidents.

Rule References
Entity  Reference 
Incident Type Natural Vegetation Fire - Other (140)
Incident Type Grass Fire (143)
Incident Type Special Outside Fire - Other (160)
Incident Type Cultivated Vegetation, Crop Fire - Other (170)
Incident Type Cultivated Trees or Nursery Stock Fire (173)
Module Fire
Module Wildland Fire
Incident Type Unauthorized Burning (561)
Incident Type Authorized Controlled Burning (631)
Incident Type Prescribed Fire (632)
Module Fire
Module Wildland Fire
Module Basic
 
NFIRS Documentation

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