NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Arrival Date Time’

by | Mar 8, 2023

Définition : The actual month, day, year, and time of day when the first responding unit arrived at the incident scene. This is not an elapsed time.
Purpose : This element reflects the time spent traveling to the scene of the incident. This information can be useful to fire department management in determining (1) the actual time spent at an incident and (2) any delay between alarm and arrival.
Entry : Enter the month, day, year (mm/dd/yyyy), and time that the first fire department unit arrived on the scene. If the date is the same as the Alarm date, check or mark the corresponding box; do not reenter the date.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Mandatory
Expected Length 14
Element Type Numeric – Integer numbers (no decimal points). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. All integer values are assumed to be positive. Any fields which allow a negative integer value have been denoted with ‘+ or –’ in the comment field. Negative numbers should be transmitted with the minus sign preceding the digits. – – Date and Time

Relational Edit Rules for ‘‘Arrival Date Time’

NFIRS defines relational edit rules to ensure data consistency and accuracy in its database. These are the rules for ‘Arrival Date Time’.

Rule Group  Overview 
Relational Edit Rule 25 Arrival before Controlled.
Relational Edit Rule 26 Arrival before Cleared.

Topic: NFIRS