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1
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[B501 Incident Reporting]

What does NFIRS stand for?

A

National Fire Incident Reporting System

2
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Every unit assigned to an incident must complete an:

A

Incident report

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

A

Incident Commander

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

A

Apparatus Responding Report

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The apparatus responding report should include:

A

The specific actions taken by that unit

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

A

NFIRS Quick Reference Guide

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When is the IC responsible for completing the NFIRS report?

A

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?

A

In the NFIRS report Authorization section

9
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For working structure fires, IC should write the NFIRS report and each company officer should write a:

A

Unit narrative in the Apparatus Responding Report

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All incident reports should normally be completed when?

A

The same shift

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Who must approve AT for completing a report?

A

BC

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Who do you contact for a replacement quick reference guide?

A

AFD TEXFIRS Analyst/Custodian of Records

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

A

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?

A

Alarm type field

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What parts of the report are used for compiling data?

A

Code fields

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Avoid which codes when completing the report?

A

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?

A
  1. IOJ paperwork
  2. Fire Service Casualty Module
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Any civilian casualty requires the completion of what?

A

Civilian Fire Casualty Module

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Any fire incident that causes a secondary fire requires an:

A

Exposure report

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What should NFIRS narratives not contain?

A

Medical info

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Where should medical info be documented?

A

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:

A

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?

A

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?

A

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?

A

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?

A

Section D

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

A

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?

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Full NFIRS report

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

A

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?

A

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?

A

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?

A
  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?

A

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:

A

“See NFIRS”

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The NFIRS narrative should describe:

A

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?

A

Apparatus Responding Report

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

A
  1. On-Scene time
  2. Staging time
  3. Clear time
38
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When changing the time field to your best guess of the correct time, round the minutes to the nearest:

A

Half minute

39
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What 2 additional steps are required when changing the On-Scene time?

A
  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

A
  • Response code,
  • Cancellation status
  • Order of AFD Arrival
41
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State law requires municipalities to account for what in regards to the water system?

A

All water usage

42
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AFD calculates the water used from hydrants based on the info entered in what field of the ARR?

A

Un-metered water field

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

A

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:

A

With the hose at the station

45
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The narrative is a _______ document of the department’s actions at an incident:

A

Legal

46
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RMS spell check should be used before:

A

Locking the document

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

A
  1. Medical or patient info
  2. Opinions or assumptions
48
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Under the Austin Information Tab, what 2 fields must be completed even though they are not marked in yellow?

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

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