Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2012.600.1
Dimensions: 9 in X 10 ½ in X 12 ¼ in
Dimensions (Metric): 22.86 cm X 25.4 cm X 30.48 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Bob Gray, Chief, Arlington Virginia Fire Department
Arlington Fire Department rescue helmet. The helmet is bright yellow with a cap-style brim, rubber impact rim, and chin strap. On the front of the helmet is the Arlington Fire Department logo. On the back of the helmet is printed "ACFD" in black text. Two commemorative stickers are also on the helmet. One sticker is red with white printed text: "F.D.N.Y. | In Memory of | Brothers in Battle." The other sticker is a pentagon shape with an American flag and the Twin Towers set within the date "9-11-01" with additional text: "Remember | Arlington, Virginia."
Arlington County, Virginia, Fire Department Captain Robert Gray wore this helmet while searching for 9/11 victims at the Pentagon.