NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Number or Milepost’

Definition : The number or milepost of the specific location where the incident occurred.
Purpose : This field further refines the incident address.
Entry : For structures and lots, enter the street number. For highways, railroads, etc., enter the milepost number. For intersections, leave blank. For block addresses, enter the block number. The maximum number of characters available in the Number/Milepost field is 8.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 8
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. – Maximum length 8 characters

Transactions containing ‘Number or Milepost’

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

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Last Updated on May 4, 2023