NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Fire Department Station’

by | Mar 15, 2023

Définition : The number or identifier of a particular fire station within a fire department. This is a local option.
Purpose : The station number provides a means of tracking incident data that have been collected and reported by individual stations. Specific feedback on incident experience can then be prepared and sent to individual stations. The station number is also useful for analyzing different levels of activity within a fire department.
Entry : Enter the station number in the space provided. The fire department should determine which station number should be entered (e.g., first arriving unit, station’s area). The station number is left justified. Leave blank if there is only one station in the department.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 3
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. – Maximum length 3 characters

Topic: NFIRS