The Missoula Fire Department is an all paid/career department. The Operations Division staffs five stations 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. Each station houses an engine company staffed by a minimum of three firefighters (a captain, an engineer and a tailboard firefighter). Stations No. 3 and No. 4 also house one cross-staffed ladder truck each. Total call volume will be approxiamately 8000 for 2015.
Missoula Fire Department works a 42 hour work week, which consists of two 10 hour days, followed by two 14 hour night shifts. This is an 8 day work cycle (four days off).
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