# Fire Event

Fire an event to Home Assistants event bus

# Configuration

# Event required

  • Type: string

Event name to fire

# data

  • Type: Object

JSON object to pass along

# Inputs

If the incoming message has a payload property with event set it will override any config values if set. If the incoming message has a payload.data that is an object or parsable into an object these properties will be merged with any config values set. If the node has a property value in its config for Merge Context then the flow and global contexts will be checked for this property which should be an object that will also be merged into the data payload.

# payload.event

  • Type: string

Event to fire

# payload.data

  • Type: Object

Event data to send

# Outputs

# payload.event_type

  • Type: string

Event Type that was fired

# payload.data

  • Type: Object

The event data sent if one was used

# References

Home Assistant Events (opens new window)