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Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Christopher Cantrell, State Fire Marshal



Building Valuation Table

This reference contains information on figuring dollar loss for structure fires.


  Coding Questions

This file contains answers to commonly asked coding questions in NFIRS 5.0 and is a good reference for those completing incident reports.


 Data Export Instructions

These instructions explain how to export and submit data for users of Firehouse, Fire Programs and FireRMS software.


 Entering Addresses in NFIRS 5.0

This instruction sheet contains screen shots showing the right and wrong way to enter addresses in the Location field of the Basic Module. These illustrations can also be applied to entering addresses for Person/Entity Involved and Owner.



List of FDID numbers assigned to Nebraska’s fire departments.


 NFIRS 5.0 Incident Type/Module Rules and Tips

This handout is a helpful guide to completing the NFIRS 5.0 reports. It explains rules and tips to overcome common errors made in completing these reports, explains when a module should and should not be completed, and what type of information is needed to complete the report.


NFIRS 5.0 Tutorial

These presentations explain how to register, download, install and use the NFIRS 5.0 Data Entry Tool. Press Esc to exit the presentation.


  System Requirements

This information sheet outlines the minimum hardware requirements for departments planning to buy a computer to do NEFIRS reporting.


  Validation Errors

This information sheet explains the steps to take to find validation errors with your NFIRS reports and correct them. This sheet will also be helpful if you do not know how to retrieve a report that has already been saved.