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Notice

The U.S. Fire Administration has issued guidance on how to code incidents involving COVID-19:

Coding recommendations for COVID-19 response
NFIRS National COVID-19 Special Study

Texas Fire Incident Reporting System (TEXFIRS)

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TEXFIRS uses the NFIRS 5.0 system to manage incident reporting. Data submitted to TEXFIRS is forwarded to the national NFIRS. Incident reporting in Texas is not mandatory; however, documenting incidents helps provide data that can be used to prioritize training, identify resource needs, and help with planning.

Using 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.)

2020 - 2019

Reporting software and tools: Find companies selling NFIRS-compliant software or register to use free NFIRS software.

TEXFIRS training: Information on TEXFIRS/NFIRS handbooks, forms, and training.

Fire departments with active NFIRS user accounts can enter their incident reports with the web-based reporting tool DEBI.

FAQs: Answers to common questions and training updates.

Reporting guidelines: How to send your data to TEXFIRS.

TEXFIRS FDID list: Texas fire department FDID numbers, listed by county.

Fire in Texas annual reports

Fires under investigation

Fires listed as under investigation should be updated as information is available.

Fires in Texas Pocket - Quick (wallet-size) Reference Card (When printing, choose "2-Sided Print, Flip on Short Edge" option).

Data Summary Reports - Generate summary reports from TEXFIRS/NFIRS data.

Special Study - Documenting gas service in structures with NFIRS

For more information, contact: Fire.Marshal@tdi.texas.gov

Last updated: 3/15/2022