Kerr Fire was established as John Kerr & Company in Manchester in 1903 by John Kerr McMyn. The company began by supplying a wide range of fire extinguishing products including the \"Empire\" range of extinguishers introduced in 1905. In 1931 John Kerr & Company began manufacturing fire extinguishing chemicals for use in the Empire fire extinguisher.
Kerr Fire has been manufacturing fire extinguishing agents for over forty years. Its comprehensive range of products is the result of constant research and development.Kerr Fire is a leading world producer of fire fighting foam concentrates and Monnex dry powder. Monnex is world renowned as the highest performing and most powerful dry chemical powder for Class B, C and E flammable materials.