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Vicky was one of the first women to join Humberside Fire Brigade, as it was then known, in 1994. She was the first Full-Time female Firefighter to join the Service.
Having qualified to become Lead Firefighter (LFf) in her first four years of service, she was later promoted in to Staff section in 1998.
Vicky has served at all of the stations in the service and has moved through the ranks operationally throughout her 27 year-long career.
In addition to assisting Women in the Fire Service (WFS) by contributing to national committees to discuss topics such as female fire fit and general support for women in the fire service, she also organised for a group of fire service women to climb Mount Kilimanjaro; raising over £30,000 in the process.
Vicky received an MBE in the New Years Honours list of 2007 for Outstanding Contribution to Humberside Fire and Rescue Service.
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service launch First Responder Trial - Grimsby
18 April 2013
Starting in April, firefighters from Peaks Lane Fire Station, Grimsby, will take part in a first responder trial in partnership with the charity...
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service launch First Responder Trial - Pocklington East Riding
18 April 2013
Retained firefighters from Pocklington Fire Station have recently trained to act as first responders in medical emergencies. The six month trial, in...
Man rescued from flat fire in Hull
4 April 2013
Firefighters rescued a man from a first floor flat in Spring Street in Hull last night. The fire was caused when a chip pan, that had been left...