The Pyrene Company Limited

Leaders in firefighting equipment established in London in 1914. The company was awarded the contract for fire extinguishers onboard London Omnibuses in 1924, and moved to Brentwood Essex in 1930, where they constructed a massive fire demonstration ground. The company was taken over by Chubb and Sons in 1967 and the name was changed to Chubb Fire Security in 1971.