NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Fire Department State’

by | Mar 15, 2023

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.

Topic: NFIRS