NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Fire Department Street Suffix’

by | Mar 15, 2023

Définition : The directional descriptor appearing after a street or highway name.
Purpose : This field further refines the incident address.
Entry : Enter the street suffix abbreviation. Leave blank if not applicable.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum 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. – Maximum length 2 characters


Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Fire Department Street Suffix’ element

Fire Department Street Suffix  Code 
East E
North N
South S
West W
Northeast NE
Northwest NW
Southeast SE
Southwest SW

Topic: NFIRS