New York City Fire Department

10-Code

10-1  Call Your Quarters
10-2  Return To Your Quarters
10-3  Call The Dispatcher by Telephone
10-4  Acknowledged
10-5  Repeat Last Message
10-6  Stand By
10-7  Verify Address/Information with Source
10-8   Unit is In Service/Available
      Code 1 When Division Chief or Battalion Chief is in service in Chief's Vehicle from another firehouse.
      Code 2 When any Unit is on the air outside their response area.
10-9    Off the Air
10-10  Unit Location
10-11  Radio Test
10-12  Preliminary Report
10-13  Fire Marshall Needs Emergency Assistance
10-14  Roster Staffed Engine
    Used by Engine Company who only has 4 firefighters. In most situations, The Dispatcher will send an additional Engine.
10-18  Return All Units except the First Engine and First Truck.
10-19  Return All Units except the First Engine OR First Truck.
10-20  Units to Continue In With Reduced Speed.
10-21  Brush Fire
10-22  Outside Rubbish Fire
10-23  Abandoned/Derelict Vehicle Fire
10-24  Vehicle Fire
10-25  Manhole/Transformer Vault Fire
              Code 1- Fire has extended to a building
              Code 2- Fire of heavy smoke is issuing from manhole
              Code 3- Smoke is seeping from manhole.
10-26  Food On The Stove.
10-27  Compactor Fire
10-28  Fire or Emergency in the Railroad System
               Code 1- Subway System
               Code 2- Other Railroad System
10-31  Clogged Incinerator
10-32  Defective Oil Burner
10-33  Odor of Smoke
10-34  Sprinkler Emergency
               Code 1- Defective Sprinkler
               Code 2- Unwarranted Alarm
               Code 3- Sprinkler Activated by Heat
10-35  Alarm System Malfunction
               Code 1- Defective Alarm
               Code 2- Unwarranted Alarm
               Code 3- Recorded Alarm
10-36  Vehicle Emergency
               Code 1- Wash down of fuel/antifreeze
               Code 2-  Accident with no Injury or Wash down
               Code 3- Accident with Injury
               Code 4- Auto Extrication
10-37  Assist Civilian
               Code 1- Patient  Deceased
               Code 2- Patient With Life Threatening Injuries
               Code 3- Patient Injured/Non-Life Threatening Injuries
10-38    Carbon Monoxide Emergency
               Code 1- Detector Activation
               Code 2- Readings from 1-9 parts per million
               Code 3- Readings above 9 parts per million
               Code 4- No Detector Activation.
10-40    Emergency
               Code 1- Gas Emergency
               Code 2- Electrical Emergency
               Code 3- Water Condition
               Code 4- Steam Leak
10-41    Suspicious Fire
               Code 1- Occupied Structure of Vehicle
               Code 2- Unoccupied Structure
               Code 3- Unoccupied Vehicle
               Code 4- Vacant Structure
10-44    Request for an Ambulance to scene
10-45    Serious Injury to Civilian
               Code 1- Patient Deceased
               Code 2- Patient Suffering Life-Threatening Injury
               Code 3- Patient Seriously Injured
10-47    Request Police Response
10-48    Request Police Response on an Emergency Basis
10-51    Outside Activity Cancelled Due to Weather
10-60    Major Emergency Response
               (3 Engines, 2 Trucks, 3 Rescues including Rescue 3 with the Collapse Rescue], 5 Battalion Chiefs,
               1 Tactical Service Unit, HazMat 1, Field Communications
               Unit, Squad 1 with Technical Response Vehicle, 1 Division Chief and the Safety Chief)
10-70    Water Relay Required
10-75    Working Fire
               4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, 1 Squad, 1 FAST Truck , 2 Battalion Chiefs and 1 Division Chief.
10-76    Working Fire in a High-Rise Office Building
10-77    Working Fire in a High-Rise Residential Building
10-84    Units Arrived at the Scene
10-85    Fire Marshals Request Immediate Police Assistance.
10-86    Foam Operation
10-91    Emergency Handled by Another Agency
10-92    False Alarm
10-99    Units will be operating for more than 30 minutes.