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National Fire Incident Reporting System

Fighting fires and other emergencies with facts.

NFIRS Help Desk

We're here to answer your questions about the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Over 24,000 U.S. fire departments are helping their communities reduce the risk from fires and other emergencies by reporting their incident data to NFIRS.

Contact your state’s NFIRS Program Manager to find out how your department can get started with NFIRS today!

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COVID-19 vaccination site coding in NFIRS

Guidance for fire departments on how to report vaccination site events in the Basic Module.

Learn how to code these events

Examples of vaccination events include logistical support, providing an area for vaccine administration site setup, and assisting in the administration of vaccines.

NFIRS National COVID-19 Special Study

We're using NFIRS to conduct a national-level special study on fire department responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the study is to help fire departments consistently document fire department calls to suspected or confirmed incidents involving COVID-19.

Visit the Special Study dashboard

NFIRS COVID-19 Special Study summary

The COVID-19 Special Study collected 12,220,228 incidents from Jan. 1, 2020 to Nov. 10, 2021.

NFIRS 5.0 Complete Reference Guide

NFIRS 5.0 Complete Reference Guide

Step-by-step instructions for submitting fire incident information to NFIRS 5.0.

Download the reference guide
National Fire Academy training

NFIRS 5.0 Self-Study (Q0494)

This online course introduces you to NFIRS. It provides information about its modules, coding scenarios and data conversion.

Enroll in NFIRS 5.0 Self-Study