Monthly Archives: November 2018

A word about Holiday Trees and Fire Safety.

Now that we have trees available it seemed appropriate provide our recipe for Tree Preservative. To preserve the freshness of your Cabin John Park VFD Holiday Tree, we recommend the following recipe: Fill a 2 Gallon bucket 2/3 full with boiling water and stir in the following ingredients: 1 pint Karo Corn Syrup (clear) A… read more

Tis the Season, and the Trees are Here!

CJPVFD has received approximately 520 Douglas Furs that range from 5 to 12 feet in height. We also have 10 and 20 inch wreaths and roping. Come get your trees at Station 10 and help us to support our Community. We will have personnel available to assist you from 10 am until 9 pm on… read more


Some first responders take their dedication to an unusual level. Occasionally somebody notices. For Chief Corinne Piccardi of the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department, tomorrow will be one of those times. As part of its ongoing “Hero 24/7” series, WJLA-TV will air a profile of Chief Piccardi on November 21 between 5:35 and 5:45 pm on ABC7, then… read more

CJPVFD Assists U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps

Recently a representative from the 2nd Battalion, U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps (US-VRC) contacted the Cabin John Park VFD and asked that we provide training for their personnel to enhance their effectiveness when performing their mission. The US-VRC meets monthly to perform drills/training and for the last two months Members of CJPVFD have been there to… read more


CJPVFD PARTICIPATES IN HEAVY RESCUE TRAINING The weekend of November 2-4, personnel from the Cabin John Park VFD joined members of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, the Wheaton Rescue Squad, and the Sandy Spring VFD for some Heavy Rescue Training hosted by Mid-Atlantic Technical Rescue in Woodsboro, MD. The training consisted of a Friday Night lecture… read more