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Foamite Firefoam

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1925. Motor Foam Fire-Fighting Engine, built in collaboration with Tilling-Stevens.

of 55 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1 of 24-26 Maddox Street, Regent Street, London W.1,

Manufacturers and suppliers in Great Britain.

1926 Received an order from the Anglo-Persian Oil Co for a Foamite installation for the protection of the large oil tanks on the transit site near Swansea.[1]

1926 Received an order from Anglo-Persian Oil Co for the protection of that company's oil tanks and refinery at Abadan, Persia.[2]

1937 Fire protection engineers. "Alfite", "Fire-Gun", "Firespray" and "Foamite" Fire Fighting Apparatus.

By 1961 was a subsidiary of Tecalemit. Foamite had had an exceptional year[3]

1967 Merged with Merryweather and Sons[4], another firm in the Tecalemit group.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1926/07/02
  2. The Engineer 1926/07/09
  3. The Times December 20, 1961
  4. The Times April 10, 1967