General Information
This website was created for the Midland Firefighters as an information page about
the Benefits of the 48-96 Schedule compared to our current Kelly Schedule.  All
information here is just that, Information. Any views or opinions presented in this
website are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the
Why 48-96?
Why the 48/96 now some people will ask.  Well recently it was brought to my
attention that Odessa Fire was considering this format.  Initially I was skeptical
and was wanting to know more information.  The website for the Boise Fire
Department was brought to my attention.  Here is a link to that site

com .  As I surfed through the site I became intrigued by the
possibilities that this schedule would offer us.  I then began to talk to different
MFD personnel and they also were intrigued by this schedule.  While I know that
not everyone will be enthused about the 48-96 initially.  I do hope that everyone
will at least take an open minded approach.  This is just the initial phases of an
information process.
What is 48-96?
The 48-96(2 on 4 off)  work schedule has been growing rapidly in popularity
throughout the United States.  The departments that have gone to this schedule
have experienced extremely high rates of satisfaction and employee morale.  
This web site was  designed to educate the members of the Midland Fire
Department. Throughout the following website one will find information on how
the 48-96 allows more consecutive time off, more weekends off and more
vacation (both to take and accrual of hours).
48-96 "More 4 days, More
Weekends, More TIME....Your
Family WILL love it!!!"
Midland Fire Department