BBC News - Fireman Sam creator David Jones held over veil remark The bloke who created the Fireman Sam character was a former squadie and former Fireman, who has just made the news for making a comment about a muslem woman's veil. Well, I can't beleive he was the first one to say it! More likely it gets said every day by someone. About time the mesage was heard if you ask me. I'm not asking you and neither is anyone else. Try the Int Cell.