What happens when FEMA modifies the NFIRS reporting
FEMA sends us a notification of the new requirements
and the date they are to become effective. We
modify a design template to accommodate these new requirements.
Then we simply refresh the design of the application
on our servers on the effective date. You do not
have to do anything except continue to enter your incident
data as you always have.
Can you covert our existing
Yes. We can convert your incident data and import
into NFIRSonline. Simply send us the submission
files you want us to import.
Why is no software installed
on my computer?
The NFIRSonline application runs on our computers.
You access and use the application over the internet
using Internet Explorer version 5.x or higher.
When you subscribe to NFIRSonline we set you up with
your own site. Once you connect to the internet,
you enter the address of your site in the format, www.nfirsonline.com/fdname.
You will be prompted for your user id and password.
Once entered, you can begin entering incident data.
What modules are available?
All modules are included in the basic package.
For an additional $100 per year you will also have access
to the training module.
Our state has additional reporting
requirements beyond those of FEMA. Can NFIRSonline be
modified to meet these requirements for our state?
Yes. NFIRSonline can be modified to meet your
additional fire department’s needs. There
may be additional costs associated with these customizations.
Can more than one user from
our fire department use NFIRSonline at the same time?
Yes! NFIRSonline is licensed per fire department and
is a multi-user system. This means that any of your
fire department personnel that you have authorized can
access the system at the same time from any computer
that has access to the internet.
How can we access the data
for ad hoc reporting?
NFIRSonline has many reports built into its core functionality. However,
you can also select a range of data that you want to
access for ad hoc type reporting and NFIRSonline will
send you an email containing a file with the selected
data in Microsoft Access format.