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!
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
From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020, the COVID-19 Special Study collected 5,680,856 incidents.
|Special Study code||Reported responses||% of responses|
|Yes, COVID-19 was suspected||253760||4.47|
|Yes, COVID-19 was confirmed||87152||1.53|
|No, COVID-19 was not a factor||3683822||64.85|
NFIRS 5.0 Complete Reference Guide
Step-by-step instructions for submitting fire incident information to NFIRS 5.0.Download the reference guide
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