NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Aid Given or Received’
- Aid Received (automatic or mutual) : A fire department handles an incident within its jurisdiction with additional manpower or equipment from one or more fire departments outside its jurisdiction. Aid received can be either mutual or automatic aid.
- Aid Given (automatic or mutual) : A fire department responds into another fire department’s jurisdiction to provide assistance at an incident or to cover a vacated station while the receiving fire department is busy at an incident. Aid given can be either mutual or automatic aid.
- Other Aid Given : A fire department covers and responds to another jurisdiction or locale that has no fire department.
- No Aid : A fire department handles an incident within its jurisdiction without help from adjacent or outside fire departments.
|Element Type||Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.|
AID GIVEN OR RECEIVED CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Aid Given or Received’ element
|Aid Given or Received||Code|
|Mutual Aid Received||1|
|Automatic Aid Received||2|
|Mutual Aid Given||3|
|Automatic Aid Given||4|
|Other Aid Given||5|
Relational Edit Rules for ‘Aid Given or Received’
NFIRS defines relational edit rules to ensure data consistency and accuracy in its database. These are the rules for ‘Aid Given or Received’.
|Relational Edit Rule 21||Report from Departments Giving Aid.|
Transactions containing ‘Aid Given or Received’
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Last Updated on April 27, 2023