Fire Alarm Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster.
Fire Alarm Systems. Federal Building and Fire Safety
Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster.
Keough, R. J.; Grill, R. A.
NIST NCSTAR 1-4C; 148 p. September 2005.
World Trade Center; high rise buildings; building
collapse; disasters; fire safety; fire investigations;
terrorists; terrorism; fire alarm systems; fire
protection; smoke detection; voice communication;
communication networks; emergency response; bombs
This report was prepared to support the investigation of
active fire protection systems as part of the National
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) World Trade
Center (WTC) Investigation. The purpose of this report
is to document the design, installation, and
modifications to the fire detection and alarm system for
buildings 1, 2 and 7 of the WTC, including system
performance during the September 11, 2001, attack.