NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Not Residential’

Definition : Yes if the estimated total number of residential living units in the building of origin is zero.
Purpose : This information permits analysis of the fire problem by specific property use details. Information on the number of residential living units in the fire building provides a measure of the potential human exposure and can assist in targeting fire prevention and suppression programs.
Entry : Check or mark the Not Residential box If the fire did not occur in a residential property.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Element Type Yes/No – A (Y)es/(N)o flag. Note: This is case sensitive and must be capital Y or N. If the user has not provided information, a value of N should be transmitted (if no value is transmitted, N is assumed).

Transactions containing ‘Not Residential’

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

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Last Updated on May 4, 2023