What is your shift schedule like?

A firefighter’s schedule is 48 hours on-duty, followed by 96 hours off-duty. During their shift, they respond to any 911 call in addition to training, station and apparatus up keep and maintenance, as well as other administrative duties. Chiefs and administrative staff work a typical 40-hour work week, in addition to on-call hours and special assignments.

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1. Why doesn't Castle Rock have tornado sirens?
2. How do I become a firefighter?
3. What I can or cannot do during the fire restrictions?
4. Why do you send a fire truck when someone calls for an ambulance?
5. Will I get a bill from the fire department if you come and rescue me?
6. Who buys the food when you are at the grocery store?
7. How many firefighters are on duty on any given day?
8. What is your shift schedule like?
9. Are all firefighters paramedics? What’s the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic?
10. Do you have a fire dog?
11. Why do the fire apparatus park in the fire lane when they are at the grocery store?
12. What hospital will you take me?
13. Where can I dispose of used sharps for proper disposal?