Fire Sprinkler, Recovered
Accession Number: C.2009.241.14
Dimensions: 1.5 in X 3.125 in X 3.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 3.81 cm X 7.9375 cm X 8.89 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Brenda Berkman, Capt. FDNY
Recovered sprinkler head, crushed and covered in dust.
The World Trade Center was designed and built without a sprinkler system. The buildings were retrofitted beginning in the 1980s. This sprinkler head was recovered from the debris at Ground Zero by FDNY firefighter Brenda Berkman.