Fireboat 'Tommy' finds new home at the Fire Museum of Maryland

  • Source: WBAL-TV NBC 11 Maryland
  • Published: 05/06/2022 12:00 AM

PHOTO: A piece of Baltimore history has a new home in Timonium. The fireboat "Tommy" rolled into the Fire Museum of Maryland on a flatbed truck Thursday morning. The boat is named after former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., who served the city for 59 years and is the father of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In 2015, the city decommissioned the vessel, and for the past several years, it sat at Tradepoint Atlantic. Although much of the boat was scrapped, portions were able to be preserved, and the museum has big plans for its display. "It's been about three years that we've been working on this and what you see here is the fruition of hundreds of telephone calls, emails and plans to have the boat cut down further," said Stephen Heaver, director of the Fire Museum of Maryland.


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