Firehouse Tales

Firehouse Tales
Created by Sidney J. Bailey
Directed by
  • Kathi Castillo
  • Clark James
Theme music composer Tim Kelly
Opening theme "Firehouse Tales"
Ending theme "Firehouse Tales" (Instrumental)
Composer(s) Tim Kelly
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
  • Sidney J. Bailey
  • Sander Schwartz
  • Clark James (co-executive producer)
  • For Cartoon Network: Alice Cahn and Peter Kilcommons
  • Ken Kessel
  • Alan Burnett and Linda M. Steiner (supervising producers)
Editor(s) Myra Owyang
Running time 11 minutes (whole)
6 minutes (segments)
Production company(s) Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Original network Cartoon Network
Original release 2005 (2005) – 2006 (2006)

Firehouse Tales is an American animated television series created by Sidney J. Bailey, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, which premiered on Cartoon Network's Tickle-U preschool television programming block in the United States on August 22, 2005. It is about three anthropomorphic fire trucks.

The show is also shown on Cartoonito in the UK, and SBT in Brazil.


Firehouse Tales was originally produced by Firehouse Productions, LLC as a 22-minute (2x11) pilot, created and developed by animation producer Sidney J. Bailey and animation director Jim L. Clark. It was sold to Warner Bros. Television in 2004, which following their process the program was redeveloped as a CG program composited over 2D backgrounds - 26x half hours were subsequently produced by Warner Bros. Animation and aired on Cartoon Network worldwide.
The original pilot episode, which never aired publicly, was created as practical miniature sets with computer generated (CG) facial expressions added in post production. The original characters cast were: "Pete", "Lakie", "Tip", "Wiser", "Chief McSpeed" and the fire station Dalmatian "Squirt".

Finally, the ancillary products of the show were produced by: Bandai (toys), Simon & Schuster (books), and Scholastic (books).


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