Kan. Admin. Regs. § 22-5-1 - Reporting of incidents and casualties
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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22-5-1. Reporting of incidents and casualties. (a) The chief of any organized fire department, regular or volunteer, or the chief law enforcement officer where no fire department exists shall submit the following reports to the state fire marshal for each incident occurring in the chief's municipality or fire district territory:
(1) An incident report for each incident where a response is made, regardless of whether an actual fire occurred;
(2) casualty reports for each civilian casualty (injury or death) that occurs as the result of any fire or explosion; and
(3) casualty reports for each firefighter casualty (injury or death) that occurs while acting in an official role as a firefighter.
(b) Each report shall be submitted by the 20th of the month following the incident.
(c) After January 1, 1984, Kansas uniform fire incident reporting system (K-FIRS) incident and casualty report forms shall be the only approved report forms, except that: (1) a municipality or fire district territory that can provide a machine readable medium which has been approved in writing by the state fire marshal may report by the machine readable medium; and (2) only the incident and casualty report forms will be accepted from a fire department after the fire department has complete training on the forms. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1984 Supp. 31-133(a)(6); effective May 1, 1980; amended May 1, 1982; amended May 1, 1986.)