Texas Fire Incident Reporting System (TEXFIRS)
Fire Department Reporting Status
Incidents successfully received and processed for each fire department. (Note: Please allow two to four weeks for processing of submitted files.)
NFIRS Data Entry Tool Version 5.9.9
*****NFIRS Data Entry Tool version 5.9.9 was released Tuesday evening, April 19, 2016. The release requires changes for users of the Federal Client Tool – Data Entry Tool.
NFIRS Data Entry Tool v 5.9.7, v 5.9.6, and v 5.9.5 – must be updated before Thursday, April 21, 8 pm, or a complete uninstall of those earlier versions and the install of the 5.9.9 will be required
NOTICE: Thursday, April 21st maintenance is scheduled, 8PM to 10PM. All NFIRS applications will be unavailable.
NFIRS Data Entry Tool v 5.9.8 must uninstall and install new v 5.9.9. https://www.nfirs.fema.gov/NFIRSWebTools/UserServices/logon.do?destination=/UserServices/home/userHome.do Be sure you fix the folders for complete control after you install the new software http://www.tdi.texas.gov/fire/fmtexfirsoftware.html
The login screens for all of USFA’s NFIRS tools (e.g., DET and DEBI, BIU, BEU, FBIRs, and SORT) will have a new appearance to meet the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) which involves the single sign-on (SSO) requirement for DHS FEMA employees. Fire department users should continue to log in to NFIRS via their normal user name and password.
Web-based reporting tool DEBI is an option to the Data Entry Tool https://www.nfirs.fema.gov/NFIRSWBI/jsp/authentication/login.jsp, available after the April 21st, 8 pm maintenance update is completed.
If you need any assistance please let us know. Please excuse the inconvenience. TEXFIRS@tdi.texas.gov; Virginia Garza (512) 676-6795; Tammy Burch (512) 676-6794 *****
The Texas Fire Incident Reporting System (TEXFIRS) program collects and maintains data from fire departments and compiles statistics on fires in an effort to determine the impact of fire on lives and property in Texas. Texas participates in the National Fire Incident Reporting System, NFIRS, through the State Fire Marshal’s Office TEXFIRS program.
Enter Incidents - NFIRS reporting tool
- For assistance with an inactive NFIRS user account or password, please contact TEXFIRS@tdi.texas.gov or (512) 676-6795. If you have any problems with, or doubts about, the system not working properly, contact the NFIRS Support Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-382-3827.
- Password Rules
Data Summary Reports - Generate summary reports from TEXFIRS/NFIRS data
FAQ - TEXFIRS - All your questions answered, plus training updates and additional information
Fires in Texas - Download annual summary report of fire incidents
Fires in Texas Pocket - Quick (wallet-size) Reference Card (When printing, choose "2-Sided Print, Flip on Short Edge" option)
Reporting Guidelines - How to send your data to TEXFIRS
Software Information - Find companies selling NFIRS-compliant software or register to use free NFIRS software. Also includes assistance installing the Data Entry Tool.
TEXFIRS FDID List - Download list of Texas fire department FDID numbers, listed by county.
2014 TEXFIRS "Fire Cause Under Investigation" List - Fires listed as under investigation should be updated as information is made available.
2015 TEXFIRS "Fire Cause Under Investigation" List - Fires listed as under investigation should be updated as information is made available.
TEXFIRS Training - Find information on TEXFIRS/NFIRS handbooks, forms, and training
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Last updated: 04/20/2016