The District of Columbia

Fire Battalion Areas (FireBattalionPly)

Fire Battalion Areas (FireBattalionPly)

by Fire and Emergency Medical Services on 03/31/2006

Keywords
About: boundaries, Districts, Battalion, pubSafety, Service Area, Alarm Districts
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC, DC GIS, DCGIS

Abstract

FEMS Battalion Alarm Districts locations. The dataset contains locations and attributes of Battalion Alarm Districts, created as part of the DC Geographic Information System (DC GIS) for the D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and participating D.C. government agencies.

Written documentation provided by FEMS identified Engine Local Alarm Districts locations. The dataset was created using the Street Center Line dataset as reference and snap base. Battalion Alarm Districts were aggregated from Engine Local Alarm Districts

All DC GIS data is stored and exported in Maryland State Plane coordinates NAD 83 meters.

METADATA CONTENT IS IN PROCESS OF VALIDATION AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Purpose

This data is used for the planning and management of Washington, D.C. by local government agencies.

Access constraints

Contact OCTO GIS. Any data obtained outside of OCTO GIS are unauthorized copies.

Use constraints

Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Point of contact

GIS Data Coordinator
in D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Credits

Fire & Emergency Medical Services

Data accuracy

Accuracy
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change.

Engine Local Alarm Districts were checked for proper connectivity between bordering districts. Engine Local Alarm Districts were also checked to ensure snapping to Street Center Lines. In cases of "imaginary lines," alarm districts could not always be snapped to Street Center Lines.

Not validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Logical consistency
Validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Completeness
Data believed to be complete and accurate, subject to change.

Dataset is complete to the provided written documentation. Any service area(s) not represented or area(s) of the city not covered by service areas, are a result of possilbe missing information not provided by originator.

Not validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Horizontal positional accuracy
Not validated by source and/or responsible agency.

Vertical positional accuracy
N/A

Lineage / Sources

Lineage / Processes

Distribution

Most DC GIS datasets can be downloaded from "http://dcgis.dc.gov" on the data center page. Orders can also be made by contacting OCTO GIS at "dcgis@dc.gov", especially for datasets not available for download.

Distribution liability
Acknowledgment of the DC Geographic Information Systems Program (DC GIS). The District of Columbia Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained hereon, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

Distributed by
GIS Data Coordinator
in D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Entity

DCGIS.FireBattalionPly / FEMS
Battalion Alarm Districts

Attributes

  • BATTALION / FEMS
    Battalion Alarm District
  • SHAPE_Leng
  • SHAPE / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • OBJECTID / ESRI
    Internal feature number.
  • SHAPE_LENG
  • Shape / ESRI
    Feature geometry.
  • SHAPE.AREA
  • SHAPE.LEN

Metadata

FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 06/26/2008

Provided by
GIS Data Coordinator
in D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

phone: REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
fax: (202) 727-5660
hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm