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NFIRS 5.0 Transaction: ‘Hazardous Materials’

Description: ‘Provide details for Hazmat’

Class: Used for incident transactions

Module: Hazardous Materials

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Transaction Elements:

The ‘Hazardous Materials’ transaction contains the following elements in order.

Key Elements:

These elements are part of the ‘Hazardous Materials’ 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 ‘Hazardous Materials’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.

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Transaction Blocks:

These blocks are collections of elements carried by the ‘Hazardous Materials’ transaction.

Block  Elements 
A Fire Department IDFire Department StateIncident (Alarm) DateIncident Number (Identifier)Exposure NumberRecord Type/Transaction CodeTransaction Type (Add, Update, Delete)
F1 HazMat Released FromHazMat Story of Release
F2 HazMat Population Density
G1 HazMat Area Affected MeasurementHazMat Area Affected Units
G2 HazMat Area Evacuated MeasurementHazMat Evacuated Units
G3 HazMat Estimated Number Of People
G4 HazMat Estimated Number of Buildings
H HazMat Actions Taken
I HazMat Occurred First
J HazMat Cause of Release
K HazMat Factors Contributing to Release
L HazMat Factors Affecting Mitigation (Mitigating Factors)
M HazMat Equipment Involved In Release
O HazMat Disposition
P HazMat Civilian DeathsHazMat Civilian Injuries
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