NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Subsection’
Definition : Within each section, the land is referred to as half and quarter sections. A one-sixteenth division is called a subsection (sometimes referred to as a quarter of a quarter).
Purpose : This information may be of value to local authorities for contacting the owner in connection with the fire and in making a long-term analysis of wildland fires in similar areas or on property under the same ownership.
Entry : Enter the alternate location information using the specific Latitude and Longitude where the fire started or, alternatively, enter the Section, Subsection, Township, Range, and Meridian.
|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 ‘Subsection’ element
|Northeast By Northeast||NENE|
|Northeast By Northwest||NENW|
|Northeast By Southeast||NESE|
|Northeast By Southwest||NESW|
|Northwest By Northwest||NWNW|
|Northwest By Northeast||NWNE|
|Northwest By Southeast||NWSE|
|Northwest By Southwest||NWSW|
|Southeast By Southeast||SESE|
|Southeast By Southwest||SESW|
|Southeast By Northeast||SENE|
|Southeast By Northwest||SENW|
|Southwest By Southwest||SWSW|
|Southwest By Southeast||SWSE|
|Southwest By Northeast||SWNE|
|Southwest By Northwest||SWNW|
Transactions containing ‘Subsection’
The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :
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Last Updated on May 6, 2023