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Description: ‘Provides the principle information for any Fire-related incident’
Class: Used for incident transactions
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The ‘Fire’ transaction contains the following elements in order.
These elements are part of the ‘Fire’ transaction, as they are part of every transaction, since they form the record key; they uniquely identify the incident from other incidents.
These elements are part of the specific information carried by the ‘Fire’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.
These blocks are collections of elements carried by the ‘Fire’ transaction.
|A||Fire Department ID — Fire Department State — Incident (Alarm) Date — Incident Number (Identifier) — Exposure Number — Record Type/Transaction Code — Transaction Type (Add, Update, Delete)|
|B1||Number Of Residential Units — Not Residential|
|B2||Number Of Buildings Involved|
|B3||Acres Burned (Outside Fires only) — Less than one Acre|
|C||On Site Materials — Materials Storage Use|
|D1||Area of Origin|
|D3||Item First Ignited|
|D3a||Confined to Origin|
|D4||Type of Material|
|E1||Cause of Ignition|
|E2||Contributed to Ignition Factors|
|E3||Human Factors — Age of Person — Sex of Person|
|H1||Mobile Property Involved|
|G||Fire Suppression Factors|
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