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PENNFIRS Online User Information and Registration

NEW:  The Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) is pleased to announce our new partnership with Emergency Reporting ( to provide a web-based (Internet Accessible) data entry tool; hereinafter referred to as the Pennsylvania Fire Information Reporting System (PennFIRS) On-Line or PennFIRS On-Line. 
Emergency Reporting will provide to each department a free PennFIRS package (including maintenance agreements) to any fire department in the state wishing to participate.  PennFIRS On-Line meets all the basic National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS 5.0) criteria.  All data entered by a fire company/department should be submitted to OSFC and in turn will be forwarded to NFIRS.  Modules provided free of charge include the incident module, reports module, my profile module, library module and administration module.  Additional modules may be purchased directly from Emergency Reporting.
NOTE:  Effective July 1, 2015, current users of FH.Net (Firehouse Software) will be responsible for all costs associated with continued use of Firehouse products.  For technical support, contact Firehouse Tech Support directly at
All fire departments have the option to continue using Firehouse or any other software program they choose, or to switch to Emergency Reporting by completing the online PennFIRS Registration Form below.
Departments that currently have no reporting capability will be given a higher priority for initial approval. Training is available and can be conducted through the internet using "webinars" or on-site by OSFC trainers.
For additional information, please contact your NFIRS State Program Manager: Christine Williams ( at (717) 651-2202) or Kraig Herman ( at (717) 651-2209).
To register for PennFIRS On-Line please send an e-mail to with the following information:
FDID (5 digit number only):
Fire Department/Company Name:
Fire Department Street Address (No PO Box):
Fire Department/Company Mailing Address:
Department Phone Number:
Contact Name:
Contacts Phone Number:
Contacts E-mail Address:
What incident software are you currently using:
The OSFC will verify your information and create your fire company/department account. Your designated contact will receive an email with instructions on how to set up a program and receive training.  All submissions to this office will be verified prior to establishment of PennFIRS On-Line account activation.