NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Building Width’

by | Mar 9, 2023

Définition : The width of the main floor in square feet. This is an estimate.
Purpose : Main floor size, combined with other structural characteristics, is useful for evaluating firefighting operations and the need to allocate resources based on size and complexity of structures. It also helps in understanding the potential life and property at risk
Entry : Enter the width of the main floor in the area using length-by-width measurements (in feet). Do not enter both the total square footage of the main floor and the length-by-width dimensions.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 4
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. – Maximum length 4 characters

Relational Edit Rules for ‘Building Width’

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

Rule Group  Overview 
Relational Edit Rule 67 relational edit rule 67.

Topic: NFIRS