NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Disposition’

Définition : Stipulates whether the casualty was taken to an emergency care facility.
Purpose : This information assists in determining the personnel and equipment requirements for handling civilian fire casualties.
Entry : Check or mark the box if the casualty was transported to an emergency care facility by the fire department, other emergency medical service provider, or any other means.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 1
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.


Here is the NFIRS code for the ‘Disposition’ element

Disposition  Code 
Transported To Emergency Care Facility 1

Topic: NFIRS

Last Updated on March 25, 2023