This sound effect can be found on The Premiere Edition Volume 1, which was made by The Hollywood Edge.


  • First recorded: August 13, 1979
  • Creator: George Fredrick
  • Owner: Soundelux (August 13, 1979-August 13, 1990), The Hollywood Edge (August 13, 1990-2014), Sound Ideas (2014-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: June 16, 1980
  • First heard: The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • Area used: Worldwide

This sound contains elements of some separate sound effects found on Citi Trax and its horn sounds similar to that of the lesser common Sound Ideas, FIRE ENGINE - GOING TO FIRE SCENE: SIREN AND HORN, COMES TO A STOP on the Series 1000 Sound Effects Library (produced by Sound Ideas).

Sound Effect Description

Fire Truck Siren And Close Perspective Horn Honks, Off At Tail.

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect

Used In

TV Shows

TV Specials

  • 5th Annual NFL Honors (2016)






  • FOX: 9-1-1 - Season 2 Premiere (2018) (Part without horn heard for a short time.)
  • KEYE-TV Promos
  • Nick Jr.: Face (Promos) (Heard once in "Nick Jr. Face Watches a Parade".)
  • NBC: Chicago Fire
  • Spike: Big Easy Justice

Latin America:

  • Warner Channel - El Fugitivo en WB Showcase (1997)



  • Anacin (1990)
  • Daniel Stark (2017) (Part before horn only.)
  • Fruitsnackia - Firefighter (2015)
  • Kid Cuisine - Cheese Blaster (2005)
  • Kohler (2017)
  • Kool Aid Ice Cool (End only.)
  • Life Alert (2006) (Part before horn only and is heard only in the longer than 30 second version and not on the radio ad for said product. All other ads for Life Alert different than the one containing the sound effect don't have that sound effect.)
  • Lego City - #7945 Fire Station (2007)
  • Nationwide (2008)
  • ThomasJHenry (2018) - Injured by a Drunk Driver? Call Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys (The beginning isn't on the commercial.) (Also heard on its radio ad.)
  • Truth


  • KidVision VHS Preview (1995)
  • Real Wheels - VHS Preview 2 (Heard in a low pitch.)


  • Disney Read-Along - Lilo & Stitch (Heard only in page 20 after "thanked her boss".) (2002) (Stories)
  • Disney Read-Along - Chicken Little (Heard only in page 22".) (2005) (Stories)

Radio Stations

  • 97.9 The Beat DFW (The part before the horn.)
  • Magic 95.5 - $60,000 Workday top of the hour ID (2015-present)
  • SiriusXM 80's on 8 (2008-2009?)

Radio Ads

  • Fox 7 News Edge at 9 - Firefighters (2007)
  • Popeyes - Spicy Buffalo Nuggets (2005)


Video Games


  • Code One Dispatch (Low pitched horn only.)
  • Emergency Call Ambulance (Heard in a low pitch.)
  • San Francisco Rush 2049 (Heard only in "Night.")


PlayStation 1:

  • Warpath: Jurassic Park

PlayStation 2:

Xbox One:



Web Originals

TV Spots

Music Videos

  • Aerosmith - Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees) (1997) (Heard once near the end.)

Online Videos


Image Gallery

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Audio Samples

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