NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Mobile Property Involved’

Definition : This element is used to determine how mobile property relates to a fire (i.e., if involved in the ignition and whether or not it burned).
Purpose : The role that mobile property played in the incident can reveal problems and lead to appropriate corrective actions.
Entry : Check or mark the box best describing the role that mobile property had in the fire. If no mobile property was involved in ignition, check or mark the None box.
If “1” is checked or marked, it is not necessary to complete Block H2. If “2” or “3” is checked or marked, proceed to Block H2.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 1
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.


Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Mobile Property Involved’ element

Mobile Property Involved  Code 
Not Involved In Ignition, But Burned 1
Involved In Ignition, But Did Not Itself Burn 2
Involved In Ignition And Burned 3
None N

Relational Edit Rules for ‘Mobile Property Involved’

NFIRS defines relational edit rules to ensure data consistency and accuracy in its database. These are the rules for ‘Mobile Property Involved’.

Rule Group  Overview
Relational Edit Rule 64 relational edit rule 64.
Relational Edit Rule 65 relational edit rule 65.

Transactions containing ‘Mobile Property Involved’

The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :

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Last Updated on May 3, 2023