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NFIRS 5.0 Transaction: ‘Fire Department Header’

Description: ‘Indicates the start of a Fire Department Record’

Class: Used for department transactions

Module: Fire Department

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Transaction Elements:

The ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction contains the following elements in order.

Key Elements:

These elements are part of the ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction, as they are part of every transaction, since they form the record key; they uniquely identify the incident from other incidents.

Transaction Specific Elements:

These elements are part of the specific information carried by the ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.

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Transaction Blocks:

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

Block  Elements 
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N/A Fire Department IDFire Department StateRecord Type/Transaction CodeTransaction Type (Add, Update, Delete)Fire Department NameFire Department Street Number or MilepostFire Department Street PrefixFire Department Street or Highway NameFire Department Street TypeFire Department Street SuffixFire Department CityFire Department ZipFire Department PhoneFire Department FaxFire Department E-mailFire Department FIPS County CodeNumber of StationsNumber of Paid FirefightersNumber of Volunteer FirefightersNumber of Volunteer Paid Per Call
 
 

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