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NFIRS 5.0 Transaction: ‘Wildland Fire’

Description: ‘Provides details specific to a Wildland Fire Incident’

Class: Used for incident transactions

Module: Wildland Fire

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Transaction Elements:

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

Key Elements:

These elements are part of the ‘Wildland Fire’ 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 ‘Wildland Fire’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.

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Transaction Blocks:

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

Block  Elements 
A Fire Department IDFire Department StateIncident (Alarm) DateIncident Number (Identifier)Exposure NumberRecord Type/Transaction CodeTransaction Type (Add, etc.)
B LatitudeLongitudeTownshipTownship Direction - North/SouthRangeRange Direction - East/WestSectionSubsectionMeridian
C Area Type
D1 Wildland Fire Cause
D2 Human Factors Contributing
D3 Factors Contributing To Ignition
D4 Fire Suppression Factors
E Heat Source
F Mobile Property Type
G Equipment Involved In Ignition
H NFDRS Weather Station IDWeather TypeWind DirectionWind SpeedAir TemperatureRelative HumidityFuel MoistureFire Danger Rating
I1 Number of Buildings Ignited
I2 Number of Buildings Threatened
I3 Total Acres Burned
I4 Primary Crop Burned #1Primary Crop Burned #2Primary Crop Burned #3
J Undetermined Acres Burned Percentage (%)Tax Paying Acres Burned Percentage (%)Non-Tax Paying Acres Burned Percentage (%)City Town Village Local Acres Burned Percentage (%)County or Parish Acres Burned Percentage (%)State or Province Acres Burned Percentage (%)Federal Acres Burned Percentage (%)Foreign Acres Burned Percentage (%)Military Acres Burned Percentage (%)Other Acres Burned Percentage (%)Property Management OwnershipFederal Agency Code
K NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin
L1 Person Responsible For Fire
L2 Gender
L3 Person Age
L4 Activity of Person
M Horizontal Distance From Right Of WayType of Right of Way
N ElevationRelative Position on SlopeAspectFlame LengthRate of Spread
 
 

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