Connecticut Fire Incident Reporting Systems (CFIRS) is a statewide incident
reporting system that collects, compiles, analyzes and distributes statistical
information reported by the Connecticut Fire Service from Fire Marshals and
Fire Departments throughout the state.
The CFIRS complies with Connecticut General Statute 29-303 and is a resource
for state and local government, private agencies and organizations, the media
and the public.
collected by CFIRS is based on the National Fire Incident Reporting System
(NFIRS) that all Fire Departments and Fire Marshals must use to document all
incidents they respond to. Reports are submitted to the Office of Education and
Data Management by electronic (disk), hard copy or email format during the
reports are then used to gather information on such items as the numbers and
types of fires, numbers of EMS calls, causes of fires, numbers of civilian
injuries and deaths related to fires, fire service injuries and deaths, and
in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) and the Connecticut Fire
Incident Reporting System (CFIRS) gives the Fire Departments the ability to
apply for the Federal Firefighter Grant Program.