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.)
***The NFIRS On-line system is now available and services are operating for the Data Entry Tool (DET) and all Web-based tools, including the Summary Output Reports Tool (SORT), Forms Based Incident Reports (FBIR), and Vendor Validation Tool (VVT).
As always, review import log files for processing exceptions. If you encounter any issues or have questions, please let us know, TEXFIRS@tdi.texas.gov, (512) 676-6795, (512) 676-6794.
We apologize for the inconvenience this outage has caused.***
*****NFIRS Data Entry Tool Version 5.9.10 was released May 13, 2016.
A new version of the Federal NFIRS 5.0 Client Tool – Data Entry Tool is now available. Current Version 5.9.9 users can use the update tool in the DET to update to 5.9.10. The software update tool in the earlier DET versions does not work properly and users will have to uninstall their earlier versions and download and install the 5.9.10. To download the new version go to https://www.nfirs.fema.gov/NFIRSWebTools/UserServices/logon.do?destination=/UserServices/home/userHome.do log in, click on Download Software on the left-hand side of the webpage, and download NFIRS 5.0 Client Version 5.9.10.
NOTE: Once you install the new version be sure you fix your program folders so you have full control otherwise the program will not work, see http://www.tdi.texas.gov/fire/fmtexfirsoftware.html. Be sure you clean out (delete) any remaining files in the old 5.9.x program folders in your C drive.
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, no software update is required.
If you need any assistance please let us know. Please excuse any 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.
NFIRS account users can use the Web-based Reporting Tool DEBI to enter their incident reports.
- 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 email@example.com 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: 07/28/2016