Fire Station 112 has exhibits on the history of L.A. fireboats, and Fireboat #2 in particular, explaining the construction and varied uses of this unusual vessel. Admission to Fire Station 112 is FREE! The award-winning building of Fire Station #112 was designed to shelter the Ralph J. Scott, a national historic landmark, while allowing for viewing by visitors.
Commissioned in 1925, the classic fireboat is 99 feet long with a 19 foot beam; its six four-stage pumps produce 10,200 gallons of water per minute. The Ralph J. Scott was retired in 2003 and now sits up in a cradle behind Fire Station 112 in San Pedro. The Port of Los Angeles is planning to develop a new facility to house the restored vessel.
The new 105-foot Fireboat #2, Warner Lawrence, was dedicated on April 12, 2003. It is the world’s most powerful fireboat. The new Fireboat #2 was designed by Robert Allan Ltd. in Vancouver, B.C., and built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland, Washington. Fireboat #2 features the most modern marine firefighting technology, a medical treatment area, powerful engines, a strong spray that shoots water directly over the 385-foot high Vincent Thomas Bridge, and the fortitude to stand up to 24-hour use.
Fire Station 112 – Ralph J Scott
Berth 86, 444 South Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731
Fire House 112 Previous Locations
|Berth 227, Terminal Island|
Berth 85-86, 550 Sampson Way, San Pedro
Berth 86, 444 S. Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro
|October 20, 1925 to 1986|
1995 to Present
With fire stations located in each direction of the 7500-acre port complex, the Port of Los Angeles is one of the safest in the nation in terms of fire protection and response. The 2003 addition of the most powerful fire-boat in the world, Warner Lawrence, enhanced this fire safety rating.
[one_half] Fire Station 49
Berth 194-195, Wilmington
Home of Fire Boats #4, #49
Fire Station 110
Berth 43 (at Miner Street)
Home of Fire Boat #5
Fire Station 111
Home of Fire Boat #1 [/one_half] [one_half_last]Fire Station 112
Berths 85-86, 444 S. Harbor Blvd.
Home of Fire Boat #2, Warner Lawrence
Engine Company No. 112
Rescue Ambulance 112
EMS 6 [/one_half_last]