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What does NFIRS stand for?

National Fire Incident Reporting System

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Every unit assigned to an incident must complete an:

Incident report

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Who is responsible for the completion of the NFIRS report and supporting documentation?

Incident Commander

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Officers for ever AFD resource assigned or self assigned to an incident are responsible for completing an:

Apparatus Responding Report

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The apparatus responding report should include:

The specific actions taken by that unit

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All incident reports shall be completed following the directions in the:

NFIRS Quick Reference Guide

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When is the IC responsible for completing the NFIRS report?

When the incident is brought under control

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If the NFIRS report is completed by someone other than the IC, Where should it be documented?

In the NFIRS report Authorization section

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For working structure fires, IC should write the NFIRS report and each company officer should write a:

Unit narrative in the Apparatus Responding Report

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All incident reports should normally be completed when?

The same shift

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Who must approve AT for completing a report?

BC

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Who do you contact for a replacement quick reference guide?

AFD TEXFIRS Analyst/Custodian of Records

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The actual type of incident found on scene is documented in what field?

Incident type field

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If an incident is not the type of incident that was dispatched, do not change what field in the report?

Alarm type field

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What parts of the report are used for compiling data?

Code fields

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Avoid which codes when completing the report?

Codes ending in 00 or 0
and UU or UUU codes

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Any firefighter injury on an incident requires the completion of what 2 items?

1. IOJ paperwork
2. Fire Service Casualty Module

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Any civilian casualty requires the completion of what?

Civilian Fire Casualty Module

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Any fire incident that causes a secondary fire requires an:

Exposure report

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What should NFIRS narratives not contain?

Medical info

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Where should medical info be documented?

In a Patient Care Report

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Any fire incident with property damage incurred should be documented in the NFIRS report by entering:

The dollar loss in section K of the NFIRS Basic Module

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The dollar loss cannot be entered into what section of the report as it will display what was entered in section K?

G2

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When selecting the Contact Type, if Owner is chosen, it will allow for the entry of what in regards to property damage?

Property damage and content loss

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When selecting the Contact Type, if Occupant is chosen, it will allow for the entry of what in regards to property damage?

Only Content loss

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What section of the NFIRS Basic Module is used to document if mutual aid was given or received, as well as automatic aid given or received?

Section D

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In regards to Auto and Mutual Aid, what kind of report is required if the aid was GIVEN?

Shortened NFIRS report unless the department receiving the aid did not respond to the incident

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In regards to Auto and Mutual Aid, what kind of report is required if the aid was RECEIVED?

Full NFIRS report

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In regards to reporting Auto and Mutual Aid, the full NFIRS report can be made available by:

Checking the box for "Include Optional NFIRS" in section A of the NFIRS Basic Module

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What section should be completed when entering any type of occupied structure fire code for the Incident Type?

The Smoke Detector Section

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What sections should be completed in the Structure Fire Module to document the presence and operation of fire protection systems?

Sections L and M in the Structure Fire Module

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What 2 fields are very important for AFD performance measures documentation and AFD research and planning?

1. The Incident Type (Basic Module, Section C)
2. Action Taken (Basic Module, Section F)

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Who must complete an Apparatus Response Report?

Every AFD resource assigned or self-assigned to the incident, even support operations (air techs, etc), that is not completing the NFIRS narrative

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If completing the NFIRS narrative, a separate Apparatus Responding Report is not required, rather the phrase, "____ ______" may be used:

"See NFIRS"

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The NFIRS narrative should describe:

The overall incident and include the individual company's actions

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Incorrect or missing CAD times must be corrected in which report?

Apparatus Responding Report

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What are the 3 CAD times that may need adjusting in the reports?

1. On-Scene time
2. Staging time
3. Clear time

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When changing the time field to your best guess of the correct time, round the minutes to the nearest:

Half minute

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What 2 additional steps are required when changing the On-Scene time?

1. Change the "Visinet on scene correct" field to "NO"
2. In the ARR, briefly state why the time was incorrect

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The fields for _______ Code, _________ Status, and Order of AFD _______ are all very important for AFD data collection

Response code, Cancellation status, and Order of AFD Arrival

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State law requires municipalities to account for what in regards to the water system?

All water usage

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AFD calculates the water used from hydrants based on the info entered in what field of the ARR?

Un-metered water field

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Who will report the water usage when multiple apparatus are connected to 1 hydrant?

The pumping apparatus supplying from the hydrant

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Water used to refill the booster tank in this manner should not be entered in the un-metered field:

With the hose at the station

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The narrative is a _______ document of the department's actions at an incident:

Legal

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RMS spell check should be used before:

Locking the document

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What info of the incident should not be included in the narrative?

1. Medical or patient info
2. Opinions or assumptions

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Under the Austin Information Tab, what 2 fields must be completed even though they are not marked in yellow?

1. Alarm to Agent Application
2. Primary Method of Extinguishment

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