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Bi-partisan push in Congress to change schedules for federal firefighters

A severe staffing shortage left firefighters working six days a week, some working five 24-hour shifts in a row. The staffing shortage is getting better, but there is still a push to change their shifts from 24 hours on, 24 hours off to 48 hours on, 48 hours off.