The Lumber Schooner Sierra Fire
E. K. Wood Lumber Company Wharf
March 3, 1926
Source: LAFIRE Collection
Los Angeles City No. 2 battled its first major fire aboard the fully loaded lumber schooner
Sierra at the E. K. Lumber Company wharf in San Pedro on March 3, 1926.
Courtesy: Captain Denny Willahan
This reverse angle photo shows the Sierra fire from the dock perspective. Note the land companies
drafting from the ocean to supply firefighting operations. Also note Fire Boat 2 abeam of the Sierra.
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