NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘District’

Définition : An area identified by the fire department that is useful for administrative purposes.
Purpose : Fire departments can develop their own method of locating the frequency and severity of incidents by district. District numbers may identify specific townships, contract service areas, political wards, station response areas, inspection or administrative districts, or any other boundary a department may wish to use. This data element can be a powerful tool for local use. This is a local option.
Entry : Enter the fire department-assigned District number where the incident occurred. These positions can contain any combination of letters or numbers as designated by your fire department.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.

Transactions containing ‘District’

The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :

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Last Updated on April 28, 2023