Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Brief Fire Safety PSA: Use Heaters Safely!

Myersville House Fire on 1/31/2013

On January 31st of this year, the Town of Myersville in Frederick County, MD experienced a horrible loss. Two young girls had perished in a house fire that, based on reports from neighbors, “moved faster than anything they have ever seen”. It was recently determined that the cause of the fire, along with a fire… read more

BOX 3301: Firefighters Arrive With Heavy Fire Conditions in Potomac

Condition Upon Arrival at Willow Green Court in Potomac (Photo from the Engine Company 3 Facebook)

A fire mid-afternoon Monday brought in firefighters from Rockville, Cabin John, Bethesda, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, and Kensington as well as support units from Silver Spring. At a couple minutes past four in the afternoon, the alarm bells sounded for a working structure fire on Willow Green Court, in the Falls Chapel neighborhood in Potomac (Rockville VFD… read more

MCFRS RRATS Head To Deep Creek for Ice Rescue Training

Deep Creek 2013

February came with a slow and very cold start. Taking advantage of the cold weather, the River Rescue And Tactical Services (RRATS) Team went up to Deep Creek for some ice rescue training. The RRATS team is comprised of Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Personnel, both career and volunteer, from various stations and volunteer companies… read more

Support CJPVFD at The Holy Child Tiger Trot!

Members from CJPVFD receiving a check for money raise at the 2012 Tiger Trot!

On Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 8:00 a.m., Holy Child will be hosting its third annual Tiger Trot, a 5K run/walk. The Tiger Trot is a fundraiser that will benefit the fitness and wellness programs at Holy Child as well as the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department.  In 2012, as the secondary beneficiary for… read more

Box 1003: First Due House Fire With Entrapment

Aftermath of Fire. Photo by EMT Custead

In the early morning of Thursday Jan. 31 ECC began receiving multiple calls for a possible house fire. Units from both Cabin John Park VFD stations 10 and 30 as well as surrounding stations responded quickly and arrived on scene to find heavy fire coming from the attached garage of a structure. Upon arriving on… read more