NFIRS 5.0 Transaction: ‘Fire Department Header’
Description : Indicates the start of a Fire Department Record
Module: Fire Department
These elements are part of the ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction, as they are part of every transaction, since they form the record key; they uniquely identify the incident from other incidents.
Transaction Specific Elements
These elements are part of the specific information carried by the ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction. They form the main payload of this transaction.
- Fire Department Name
- Fire Department Street Number or Milepost
- Fire Department Street Prefix
- Fire Department Street or Highway Name
- Fire Department Street Type
- Fire Department Street Suffix
- Fire Department City
- Fire Department Zip
- Fire Department Phone
- Fire Department Fax
- Fire Department E-mail
- Fire Department FIPS County Code
- Number of Stations
- Number of Paid Firefighters
- Number of Volunteer Firefighters
- Number of Volunteer Paid Per Call
These blocks are collections of elements carried by the ‘Fire Department Header’ transaction.
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NFIRS Codes Cheat Sheet – NFIRS Coding – NFIRS Examples – FDIDs – POCs – NFIRS Transactions – NFIRS Modules – NFIRS Elements – NFIRS Rules – NFIRS Reference – NFIRS Compliant ?
You can also read this NFIRS 5.0 Complete Reference Guide, and NFIRS 5.0 Design Documentation in order to have a deeper understanding of NFIRS 5.0. Here are also NFIRS 5.0 Forms ready for you to download and use.
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Last Updated on May 10, 2023