NFA – Introduction to NFIRS 5.0
Central Arizona Regional Training Academy
This two-day course teaches students how to use standardized forms to achieve uniformity in their incident and activity reporting. This training program is designed specifically to support local fire service organizations, and it will assist them in providing data both to their management and to decision-makers, as well as to their state uniform fire reporting system. At a local level, National Fire Incident Reporting System data can be used to:
•Describe a community’s fire problem.
•Support budget requests.
•Improve decision-making for allocation of resources.
•Assist in planning for future fire protection.
•Help identify opportunities for scheduling nonemergency activities.
•Evaluate code enforcement programs.