Codes | NFIRS Actions Taken Codes

ERS UI Location:

  • Incidents > [Select Incident] > Basic 5 > Primary action taken
    • API Field: exposure > primaryActionTaken
  • Incidents > [Select Incident] > Basic 5 > Additional action taken 1
    • API Field: exposure > secondActionTaken
  • Incidents > [Select Incident] > Basic 5 > Additional action taken 2
    • API Field: exposure > thirdActionTaken
Fire Control or Extinguishment
ICD-10 Code Description
10 Fire control or extinguishment, other
11 Extinguishment by fire service personnel (Fire or Wildland Fire only)
12 Salvage & overhaul
13 Establish fire lines (Fire or Wildland Fire only)
14 Contain fire (Fire or Wildland Fire only)
15 Confine fire (Fire or Wildland Fire only)
16 Control fire (Fire or Wildland Fire only)
17 Manage prescribed fire (Wildland Fire only)
Search & Rescue
ICD-10 Code Description
20 Search & rescue, other
21 Search
22 Rescue, remove from harm
23 Extricate, disentangle
24 Recover body
EMS & Transport
ICD-10 Code Description
30 Emergency medical services, other
31 Provide first aid & check for injuries
32 Provide basic life support (BLS)
33 Provide advanced life support (ALS)
34 Transport person
Hazardous Condition
ICD-10 Code Description
40 Hazardous condition, other
41 Identify, analyze hazardous materials
42 HazMat detection, monitoring, sampling, & analysis
43 Hazardous materials spill control and confinement
44 Hazardous materials leak control & containment
45 Remove hazard
46 Decontaminate persons or equipment
47 Decontaminate occupancy or area
48 Remove hazardous materials
Fires, Rescues & Hazardous Conditions
ICD-10 Code Description
50 Fires, rescues & hazardous conditions, other
51 Ventilate
52 Forcible entry
53 Evacuate area
54 Determine if materials are non-hazardous
55 Establish safe area
56 Provide air supply
57 Provide light or electrical power
58 Operate apparatus or vehicle
Systems & Services
ICD-10 Code Description
60 Systems and services, other
61 Restore municipal services
62 Restore sprinkler or fire protection system
63 Restore fire alarm system
64 Shut down system
65 Secure property
66 Remove water
Assistance
ICD-10 Code Description
70 Assistance, other
71 Assist physically disabled
72 Assist animal
73 Provide manpower
74 Provide apparatus
75 Provide equipment
76 Provide water
77 Control crowd
78 Control traffic
79 Assess severe weather or natural disaster damage
Information, Investigation & Enforcement
ICD-10 Code Description
80 Information, investigation & enforcement, other
81 Incident command
82 Notify other agencies
83 Provide information to public or media
84 Refer to proper authority
85 Enforce codes
86 Investigate
87 Investigate fire out on arrival
Fill-in, Standby
ICD-10 Code Description
90 Fill-in, standby, other
91 Fill-in or moveup
92 Standby
93 Cancelled en route (for Incident Type 611 only)
00 Action taken, other

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