NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Fire Department State’

Définition : The State (or U.S. territory) where the fire department is located.
Purpose : This field provides an additional means of identifying a fire department, and in conjunction with other required Section A fields, uniquely identifies each incident.
Entry : Enter the two-digit alphabetic abbreviation from the following list for the State where the fire department is located

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Mandatory
Expected Length 2
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.

Transactions containing ‘Fire Department State’

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

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Last Updated on April 29, 2023