Standard Classifications for Incident Reporting and Fire Protection Data
What is NFPA 901?
NFPA 901 provides the latest guidelines to help fire departments and other fire protection organizations effectively share data with other agencies. It provides a common language and definitions that define and describe elements and classifications used by many fire departments in the United States and other countries to describe fire damage potential and experience during incidents.
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What does NFPA 901 address?
Criteria cover pre-incident environments, such as fire defense features of a structure, fire and other emergency incidents, post-incident damage assessments, and fire services data. Specific topics include incident identification and location; property use; structure characteristics; incident origin; incident growth and spread; detection, alarm, and control equipment; fire department intervention; demographic data; property and human loss; casualty data; prehospital care; hazardous materials data; and intentionally set fires.
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