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Boston Fire Department
Incident Type Codes

Nov 15, 2001
CODE
INCIDENT TYPE
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
140
150
151
152
153
154
160
170
180
181
190
Building: And Contents Or Building Only
Building: Contents Only
Building: Rubbish Inside
Bridge, Trestle, Overhead Elevated Structure
Building: Chimney Or Flue
Building: Incinerator
Tunnel
Pier, Quay, Or Pilings
Utility Co Equipment ( Manhole, Transformer, Vault)
Fire Detail
Public Mail Box
Fence, Pole
Other Outside Fire: Material Has Definable Value
Road Transport Vehicle: Passenger
Road Transport Vehicle: Transport
Rail Transport Vehicle
Waster Transport Vehicle
Air Transport Vehicle
Heavy Equipment
Special Vehicle
Forest, Brush, Grass, Or Standing Crop
Rubbish, Trash, Waste
Dump
Dumpster
Compactor
Catch Basin
Explosion No After Fire
Outside Spill, Leak With Ensuing Fire
Delayed Ignition of an Oil Burner
Overheated Motor
Fire Explosion Not Listed
212
220
221
222
223
290
Steam Line Rupture
Air Compressor Tank Rupture
Overpresure, Rupture Of Oxygen Tank
Overpresure, Rupture Of Other Gas Tank
Overpresure, Rupture Of Gas Pipe Line
Overpresure, Rupture Not Listed
310
311
312
313
314
320
321
322
323
324
325
330
340
341
350
351
352
355
356
357
360
361
362
363
364
370
390
391
393
Inhalator
Cardiac Arrest, CPR performed
Cardiac Arrest, Defibrillator Used
Cardiac Arrest, Non-Resusciation
Chest Pain/Cardiac Related
EMS Call (Includes First Aid And Checking For Injuries)
Medical Assist
Vehicle Accident With Injuries (Marine And Aircraft)
EMS Call Where Injured Parties Left Scene Or Transported Prior To Arrival
Vehicle/Pedestrian Incident
Mass Casualty Incident
Lock-in (Not Lock Out Code 510)
Search
Water Search
Extrication, Removal Of Victim(s) From Building Or Vehicle Wreckage
Extrication, Removal Of Victim(s) From Stalled Elevator
Cancled By E M S
Trench Rescue
Confined Space Rescue
High Angle Rescue
Drowning, Potential Drowning
Ice Rescue
Water Rescue
Swift Water Rescue
Surf Rescue
Electrocution
Other Rescue, EMS Call Not Listed
Rescue Or EMS Stand-By
Motor Vehicle - No Injuries
410
411
412
420
431
432
434
440
451
460
470
471
472
473
474
475
476
477
480
481
490
491
492
Gasoline Spill, Or Other Flammable Liquid
Odor Of Gas, Gas Leak, (Domestic Or LPG)
Oil Spill, Or Other Combustible Liquid
Explosive, Bomb Removal (Not Scare 720)
Excessive Heat
Heat From Short Circuit, Defective Or worn Insulation
Breakdown Of Light Ballast
Power Line Down
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment
Aircraft Stand-By
Chemical Spill
Radiation Leak, Radioactive Material
Refirigeration Leak
Chemical Hazard: No Spill Or Leak
Asbestos Incident: No Fire
Unstable, Reactive, Explosive Material
Carbon Monoxide Incident
Bio/Chemical Investigation
Attempt To Burn
Threat To Burn
Other Hazardous Condition Not Listed
Building Weakened Or Collapsed
Gas Appliance Defective, Malfunctioning, Or Misuse
510
520
530
540
550
551
560
570
571
572
573
574
575
590
591
592
594
Lock Out (Not A Lock In 330)
Water Evacuation
Smoke Or Odor Removal
Animal Rescue
Assisted Police Or Other City Department
Police Matter
Unauthorized Burning
Mutual Aid-Line Box (No Duty Or False Alarm)
Mutual Aid-Coverage Only
Mutual Aid-Response To Fire Only
Mutual Aid-Coverage And Response
Cover Other Boston Company
Cover Other District
Service Call Not Listed
Water Or Steam Leak (Includes Open Hydrants)
Public Service
Defective Elevator No Injury (If Persons Released - 350)
610
620
630
631
640
650
670
690
691
Smoke Scare, Odor Of Smoke
Wrong Location
Controled Burning
Friendly Fires (Barbecue, Tar Kettle)
Incident In Other Location (Vicinity Alarm)
Steam, Vapor, Fog, Or Dust For Smoke
External Visual Investigation No Apparent Evidence Of Fire
Other Good Intent Call Not Listed Above
Carbon Monoxide Incident- No Co Found
710
711
712
713
720
730
731
732
733
734
735
736
737
740
791
False Alarm - Box
False Alarm - Master (Prefix) Box
False Alarm - Still (Telephone)
False Alarm - Central Station
Bomb Scare
Alarm System Malfunction - Sprinkler
Alarm System Malfunction -Smoke Dectector
Alarm System Malfunction - Heat Detector
Smoke Detector Device Operated, No Fire
Heat Detector Device Operated, No Fire
Local Alarm System Malfunction - Sprinkler
Local Alarm System Malfunction - Smoke Detector
Local Alarm System Malfunction - Heat Detector
Unintentional Alarm (Knock Down Only)
Carbon Monoxide Incident Detector Malfunction
810
820
830
840
890
Earthquake
Flood
Wind Storm (Includes Hurricane, Tornado, Cyclone, Etc)
Lightning Strike - No Fire
Natural Disaster Not Listed
910
990
991
Citizen Complaint
Other Condition Not Listed
Assisted Other District (At Fire)

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