NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Failure Reason’
Définition : The reason why the automatic extinguishing system failed to operate or did not operate properly.
Purpose : Information on the effectiveness of an AES is important for understanding the reasons why systems fail so they can be redesigned or additional safeguards put in place.
Entry : Check or mark the box that best describes why the AES failed to operate or was not effective.
|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.|
REASON FOR AUTOMATIC EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM FAILURE CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Failure Reason’ element
|Automatic Extinguishment System (AES) Failure Reason||Code|
|System Shut Off||1|
|Not Enough Agent Discharged To Control The Fire||2|
|Agent Discharged, But Did Not Reach The Fire||3|
|Inappropriate System For The Type Of Fire||4|
|Fire Not In Area Protected By The System||5|
|System Components Damaged||6|
|Lack Of Maintenance, Including Corrosion Or Heads Painted||7|
|Manual Intervention Defeated The System||8|
|Reason System Not Effective, Other||0|
Last Updated on March 25, 2023