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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Mobile Property Type’ – Wildland Fire

Definition : Property that is designed and constructed to be mobile, movable under its own power, or towed, such as an airplane, automobile, boat, cargo trailer, farm vehicle, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle.
 
Purpose : This element provides detailed information that identify the specific types of mobile property involved in an incident. The data also can be used to see if the public needs to be alerted to special hazards.
 
Entry : If the mobile property type started the fire, but did not burn itself, enter the two-digit code and description that best describes the mobile property type. If no mobile property started the fire, check or mark the None box.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 2
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.

MOBILE PROPERTY TYPE CODES

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Mobile Property Type’ element

Passenger Road Vehicles:
  • 11 – Automobile, Passenger Car, Ambulance, Race Car
  • 12 – Bus, School Bus, Trackless Trolley
  • 13 – Off-road Recreational Vehicle
  • 14 – Motor Home, Camper, Bookmobile.
  • 15 – Trailer – Travel, Designed To Be Towed
  • 16 – Trailer – Camping, Collapsible
  • 17 – Mobile Home
  • 18 – Motorcycle, Trail Bike
  • 10 – Passenger or Road Vehicles – Other
Freight Road Vehicles:
  • 21 – General Use Truck, Dump Truck, Fire Apparatus
  • 22 – Pickup Truck, Hauling Rig (non-motorized)
  • 23 – Trailer – Semi, Designed For Freight
  • 24 – Tank Truck – Nonflammable Cargo
  • 25 – Tank Truck – Flammable or Combustible Liquid
  • 26 – Tank Truck – Compressed Gas or LP-gas
  • 27 – Garbage, Waste, Refuse Truck
  • 20 – Freight Road Transport Vehicle – Other
Rail Transport Vehicles:
  • 31 – Diner Car, Passenger Car
  • 32 – Box, Freight, or Hopper Car
  • 33 – Tank Car
  • 34 – Container or Piggyback Car
  • 35 – Engine/locomotive
  • 36 – Rapid Transit Car, Trolley – Self-powered
  • 37 – Maintenance Equipment Car
  • 30 – Rail Transport Vehicle – Other
Water Vessels:
  • 41 – Boat Less Than 65 Ft In Length Overall
  • 42 – Boat or Ship >= 65 Ft But < 1,000 Tons.
  • 43 – Cruise Liner or Passenger Ship >= 1,000 Tons
  • 44 – Tank Ship
  • 45 – Personal Water Craft
  • 46 – Cargo or Military Ship > 1,000 Tons
  • 47 – Non-self-propelled Vessel
  • 48 – Commercial Fishing or Processing Vessel
  • 49 – Sailboats
  • 40 – Water Transport Vessel – Other
Air Transport Vehicles:
  • 51 – Personal Aircraft Less Than 12,500 Lb. Gross Wt.
  • 52 – Personal Aircraft GreaterThanOrEqual 12,500 Lb. Gross Wt.
  • 53 – Commercial Aircraft: Propeller, Fixed Wing
  • 54 – Commercial Aircraft: Turbine Powered, Fixed-wing
  • 55 – Helicopters, Nonmilitary
  • 56 – Military Fixed-wing Aircraft
  • 57 – Military Non-fixed-wing Aircraft
  • 58 – Balloon Vehicles
  • 50 – Air Transport Vehicles – Other
Industrial, Agricultural, Construction Vehicles:
  • 61 – Construction Vehicle
  • 63 – Loader – Industrial, Fork Lift, Tow Motor, Stacker
  • 64 – Crane
  • 65 – Agricultural Vehicle, Baler, Chopper (farm Use)
  • 67 – Timber Harvest Vehicle
  • 60 – Industrial, Construction, Agricultural Vehicles – Other
Mobile Property, Miscellaneous:
  • 71 – Home, Garden Vehicle
  • 73 – Shipping Container, Mechanically Moved
  • 74 – Armored Vehicle
  • 75 – Missile, Rocket, Space Vehicle
  • 76 – Aerial Tramway Vehicle
  • 00 – Mobile Property – Other
  • NN – None
  • UU – Undetermined (Conversion Only)

Transactions containing ‘Mobile Property Type’

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

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Last Updated on May 4, 2023