Before Sam can sign it, he is called out to help Mike Flood who has fallen off the boathouse roof whilst fitting a weather vane. Then he sees smoke coming from the forest and his mobile phone is locked outside the lighthouse. In the aftermath it was revealed that many newspapers misrepresented the facts by stating that Elvis trod on the Quran when in fact on closer inspection the paper he stepped on was blank. Station Officer Steele then tells everyone to retreat and to collect Chief fire officer Boyce and go straight to the harbour. Chief Fire Officer Boyce, who is visiting from Newtown for the occasion, gives Sam a contract, offering him the position of Station Officer at Newtown on the new rapid response fire unit.
The idea was then brought to S4C's Director of Animation, Chris Grace, who saw potential in the idea and commissioned the series. Grace had previously commissioned SuperTed. Fireman Sam is everyone's favourite Hero Next Door! Sam promises to think about it until the end of the day. One month later, Sam is rewarded with a medal for his actions. Before he can decide, he races to an emergency. Cotton said that research showed that women are put off a career in the fire service because it is seen as a job for men and that as Fireman Sam is seen by children from an early age he reinforces this stereotype. Will Fireman Sam leave Pontypandy? The outfits were updated throughout the series except for Norman Price.
Sam is also clearly worried about it. It seems the Whole Fish Café and Bronwyn and Charlie have replaced them. Norman suggests that they should call other fire engines from Newtown, but Station Officer Steele tells him that they are too far away to get there in time and that the fire has completely cut them off, so they are now on their own. So move aside make way, for Fireman Sam! Derek, angry at not getting a medal blames Norman for bringing sausages and setting the forest on fire while Norman blames Derek for wanting sausages. The fire spreads to the campsite. The fire threatens the town and everyone prepares to evacuate. Meanwhile, Mike forgets the phone and the hammer, and locks himself in the lighthouse after he mends the door.
Meanwhile, a Pontypandy Pioneer Scouts camping trip, results in a forest fire that threatens to engulf Pontypandy, forcing everyone to prepare to evacuate! Before he can decide, he races to an emergency. Also in 2012, , Ifan Huw Dafydd and joined the cast. The fire threatens the town and everyone prepares to evacuate. Helen decides to take Mandy on foot, and she agrees. They approached , creator of , in , Wales, and asked them to further develop their concept. Norman has accidentally started a fire while camping with the Pioneer Scouts. The original series finished in 1994, and a new series that expanded the character cast commenced in 2003.
Fireman Sam's colleagues are Elvis Cridlington, Station Officer Basil Steele renamed Norris Steele in the new series and later Penny Morris who hailed from Newtown with the firetender. This is where 60-minute theatrical films of Fireman Sam would be produced and released. The vehicles at the fire station include a four-wheeled fire engine called Jupiter, a six-wheeled 1982 named Venus, and Trevor's Bus, a 1985 Dormobile. The vehicles drive to the harbour as Sam looks at the stormy clouds pleading them to come towards the fire. They take one last look at the fire station and set off. Sam is offered a new job in Newtown. Norman suggests that they should call other fire engines from Newtown but Steele tells him that they would be too far away to get there in time.
The campsite group smell the smoke and leave the campsite to get out of the forest. There is Hydrus previously Catfish or Wildcat the six-wheeled vehicle boat, and an unnamed Mobile Command Unit too. A yellow stripe was added to the front of the fire engine. Sam is offered a new job in Newtown. Elvis and Radar find the group and Sam asks him if hes found them.
It could take up to four days to produce one minute of this form of puppet animation. Tom Thomas attempts to dampen the forest down in his helicopter but has no effect so Station Officer Steele warns everyone that if they cannot contain the fire they will have to evacuate the town. Expertly driven by Sam and the crew, Jupiter is a welcome sight to anyone in trouble. New vehicles introduced included Mike Flood's Van in the sixth season onwards, as well as Mercury, Saturn, Pontypandy Flyer, and Bessie which were introduced from the eighth season onwards. It's first film in the Fireman Sam Theatrical Universe is Fireman Sam: Alien Alert. Station Officer Steele arrives in Venus and Elvis can hear the siren so Sam tells him to gather everyone up and follow Venus' siren to get out of the forest before the fire engulfs the whole place. Mike finally makes time to spend with Helen and Mandy.
The potential recipients were Ian Frampton and John Walker. Dilys finds them and Norman and Derek complicatedly tells her that they were having a tinkle but Dilys fails to notice the fire. He then meets Trevor who is taking the Pontypandy Pioneers camping in the forest. As the people are aboard Charlie's boat, the rain pours down and puts out the fire to everyone's delight. As the people all get aboard Charlie's boat, the rain pours down and puts out the fire to everyone's delight. Norman Price and his cousin, Derek, want a campfire to cook sausages and try to light a fire by rubbing sticks together. Sam and Penny read the code and call Steele to the forest.
Then Radar finds the sausages from Norman's bag. Always clean and shiny, Jupiter's bright red paintwork and flashing blue lights are a clear sight that help is on the way. The single was put together by. Chief Fire Officer Boyce offers Sam a promotion to head the rapid response service in Newtown. Will Fireman Sam leave Pontypandy? These episodes used more modern techniques of stop-motion animation including mouths that move with the dialogue.