48-98 Proposal

What other departments use this schedule?

Sixty-three departments have switched to the 48-96 schedule, including Torrance (trial period), Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, La Verne, Chino, Upland, Norco, San Bernardino City, Hesperia, and Barstow. (More complete list on this website.)

Several local departments that have been consolidated into the Los Angeles County Fire Department also used the 48-96 schedule, including Hawthorne, Gardena, Inglewood, and Covina.

Many more departments are reportedly now conducting feasibility studies of the 48-96 schedule, including Los Angeles City, Downey, Burbank, Santa Barbara, Fremont, Palo Alto, Big Bear, and the counties of Santa Clara and Sacramento.