NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Number of Buildings Threatened’

Definition : The number of buildings, if any, that were threatened, but not ignited by the wildland fire. This field implies that these buildings were “saved” by the efforts of fire suppression resources.
Purpose : The number of buildings threatened provides important information to resource planners and policymakers developing zoning ordinances and regulations regarding wildland and rural areas. This information may also help direct future training and incident management efforts.
Entry : Enter the number of buildings threatened but not ignited by the wildland fire. Check or mark the None box if no buildings were threatened.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 3
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 3 characters

Transactions containing ‘Number of Buildings Threatened’

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

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Last Updated on May 4, 2023