Fire Station 13 was originally opened in 1913 at 7877 Herschel Avenue. The building was rebuilt at the same location in 1937. It was moved to its current location in March 1976 at a cost of $75,000, and was remodeled and reopened in 2007.
Fire Station 13 serves La Jolla and its surrounding areas. Engine 13's district is 2.48 square miles.