NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Special Study Identification Number’

Definition : This number uniquely identifies each special study that is being run by the fire department, State, or NFDC.
Purpose : The use of special studies allows departments, States, and the NFDC to quickly collect information on an issue or problem and to answer a specific question through the temporary use of a special study field over a defined period of time. This is a State or local option.
Entry : Enter the special study ID

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 5
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 5 characters

Transactions containing ‘Special Study Identification Number’

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

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Last Updated on May 6, 2023