Codes | NFIRS Hazardous Materials Release Codes

ERS UI Location:

  • Incidents > [Select Incident] > Basic 1 > Exposure Info - Primary Exposure > Hazmat Released
    • API Field: exposure > hazmatReleased
Hazardous Materials Release Codes
Code Description
N None
1 Natural gas: slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions
2 Propane gas: < 21-lb tank (as in home BBQ grill)
3 Gasoline: vehicle fuel tank or portable container
4 Kerosene: fuel burning equipment or portable storage
5 Diesel fuel/fuel oil: vehicle fuel tank or portable storage
6 Household solvents: home/office spill, cleanup only
7 Motor oil: from engine or portable container
8 Paint: from paint cans totaling < 55 gallons
0 Other: special HazMat actions required or spill > 55 gal

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