[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 93 (Monday, May 14, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 28399]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11527]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2012-0008; OMB No. 1660-0069]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request, National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFRS) 
v5.0

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the 
information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and 
Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the 
nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, 
the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by 
respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection 
instruments FEMA will use.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 13, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information 
collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk 
Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to 
oira.submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection should be made to Director, 
Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 
20598-3005, facsimile number (202) 646-3347, or email address FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Collection of Information

    Title: National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) v5.0.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: OMB No. 1660-0069.
    Form Titles and Numbers: The National Fire Incident Reporting 
System (NFIRS) v5.0.
    Abstract: NFIRS provides a mechanism using standardized reporting 
methods to collect and analyze fire incident data at the Federal, 
State, and local levels. Data analysis helps local fire departments and 
States to focus on current problems, predict future problems in their 
communities, and measure whether their programs are working.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,890.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 29,970,120.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,704,900 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual operations and maintenance 
costs to respondents or recordkeepers resulting from the collection of 
information is $13,775,850. The estimated annual cost to the Federal 
Government is $2,794,252.

    Dated: April 30, 2012.
John J. Jenkins, Jr,
Acting Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-11527 Filed 5-11-12; 8:45 am]
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