This sound effect can be found on Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas. This is the product, essentially identical to a mechanical siren, most often used for fire trucks and fairly often for ambulances.

Used In

TV Shows

  • The Flintstones
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (Heard once in "Wormy" & "Squid's Day Off" from a passing fire truck, and from an ambulance at the end of "Just One Bite." Also heard in connotation to fire--and thus fire trucks--in "Funny Pants" and "Squilliam Returns".)
  • The Fairly OddParents (heard once from the firemen somehow in "The Land Before Timmy")


Volcano (1997) (heard from Engine 17, winding all of the way down as it crashes from a lava bomb and slides against the road)

Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) (heard after the ship crashes, following a resident claiming "I just bought a condo here!")

Video Games

TV Specials




Youtube Videos

Others Media

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Audio Samples

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