NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Incident Number (Identifier)’
The Incident Number is a sequential number and is numeric only; it is not an incident identification number.
|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. – Maximum length 7 characters|
Relational Edit Rules for ‘Incident Number (Identifier)’
NFIRS defines Relational edit rules to ensure data consistency and accuracy in its database. These are the rules for ‘Incident Number (Identifier)’.
|Relational Edit Rule 1||Transaction||Key must be Unique.|
Transactions containing ‘Incident Number (Identifier)’
The value of this element is captured by the following transactions :
- Incident Header
- Basic Incident
- Incident Address
- Aid Given Received
- Officer In Charge
- Member Making Report
- Incident Remarks
- Structure Fire
- Wildland Fire
- Fire Mobile Property Involved
- Fire – File attached
- Fire – Equipment Involved
- EMS Patient
- Arson Agency Referral
- Arson Juvenile Subject
- Civilian Fire Casualty
- Fire Service Casualty
- Fire Service Casualty – Equipment Failure
- Special Study
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Last Updated on May 2, 2023