Fire Sprinkler, Recovered
Accession Number: C.2009.241.14
Dimensions: 1 ½ in X 3 ⅛ in X 3 ½ in
Dimensions (Metric): 2.54 cm X 7.62 cm X 7.62 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.