NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Fire Department Zip’

Définition : The numerical code assigned by the U.S. Postal Service to all U.S. jurisdictions.
Purpose : This field completes the information for identifying the exact incident address, and it provides a means of linking fire incident data to other geographic and population factors for comparative analysis at the local and regional levels.
Entry : Enter the postal ZIP code number for the address of the property involved in the incident. If the last four digits are unknown, leave that field blank.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Element Type Numeric – Integer numbers (no decimal points). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. All integer values are assumed to be positive. Any fields which allow a negative integer value have been denoted with ‘+ or –’ in the comment field. Negative numbers should be transmitted with the minus sign preceding the digits. – – ZIP code (5 or 9 digits)

Topic: NFIRS