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Press Release Announcing "Conquering the 'Unknowns'" Data Project Report

Final Report, “Conquering the ‘Unknowns’: Research and Recommendations on the Chronic
Problem of Undetermined and Missing Data in the Causal Factors Sections of the National Fire
Incident Reporting System”

Appendix 1: Examples of Field Notes Forms from State Fire Marshal offices
1a: New Hampshire
1b: New Jersey

Appendix 2: List of Advisory Committee Members

Appendix 3: Biographies of Executive Team Members

Appendix 4: Definition of NFIRS Data Quality Rating Criteria Methodology

Appendix 5: Question, In-Depth Interviews of Fire Department Personnel

Appendix 6: Questions, Online Survey of Fire Department Personnel

Appendix 7: Questions, Interviews of Administrators of Data Systems in Non-Fire Professions

Appendix 8: Electronic Toolkit of free and low-cost resources to assist with NFIRS data reporting and
analysis and entry-level instruction on origin and cause determinations
8a: E-Book Format
8b: Table Format

Appendix 9: Model for Standard Operating Procedure, Incident Reporting [Pennsauken, NJ]

Appendix 10: Massachusetts Basic Fire Incident Reporting Form (Example of Language Regarding Level
of Certainty Expected in Fire Incident Reporting)

 

Library of Policies and Guidelines on Fire Incident Data Collection

The following documents were provided to the NASFM Fire Research & Education Foundation
by others in response to the Foundation’s requests in December 2012 and January 2013 for fire
department communications related to fire incident reporting.  The Foundation provides the
documents as a resource only, and disclaims liability to anyone for the accuracy, completeness,
use of, or reliance on these documents.

Data Quality

Fire Investigation

Incident Reporting Forms

Incident Reporting Guidelines, Procedures and Policies

Responsibility of Individuals Involved in Fire Incident Reporting

Other Resources

Resources for
"Why Data? Understanding Your Role in Fire Incident Data" Online Training

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General Information on the importance of fire incident data collection

Collecting and Analyzing Fire Incident Data

Points of Contact

Examples of how fire incident data is used at the local level

Examples of how fire incident data is used at the state level

Examples of how fire incident data is used at the national level

 

To Help Identify Causes of Fatal Fires Nationwide, NASFM Launches Online Training Program

Understanding Your Role in Fire Incident Data

 

 

 

 

 

 

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