Park Forest makes exercise mandatory...

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Park Forest makes exercise mandatory for firefighters

July 1, 2004 — Starting today, every firefighter and paramedic in the suburban village of Park Forest must get a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise during each 24-hour work shift.
Compulsory physical activity has been incorporated into a new three-year labor pact approved this week between the union and the village.

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I've always wondered how excessively large FFs and EMTs do their job without keeling over. Most days I have a tough time and I'm in decent shape.

My 2nd Asst Chief and I have big plans for when he becomes Chief - mandatory PT for all the slack-butts in the Dept. Not sure how we'll pull it off without everybody quitting, but we have 2.5 more years to figure that out!
 

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