Godiva Fire Pumps
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|Founded||Great Britain (1967)|
Godiva Fire Pumps modernised the fire pump initialised by the design team at Coventry Climax and with the aid of many skilled toolmakers, craftsmen and women continued to provide parts for the Coventry Climax forklift truck at a factory on the northern outskirts of Leamington Spa.
The fire pumps where mainly exported to USA and used to fight forest fires, but many were also bought by the Ministry of Defence. One of the more famous being housed in a vehicle called "The Green Goddess". These were extensively used by the military and called upon to relieve the firemen's strikes in the 1970s and 1980s.