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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.
Warning of the dangers of illegal cigarettes
31 May 2013
ILLEGAL cigarettes can be killers. The warning comes after a shop owner in south Lincolnshire was punished after 3,000 illegal Jin Ling cigarettes...
Driver Awareness Programme changes the views of car thieves
31 May 2013
The Driver Awareness Programme (DAP) was launched by Humberside Probation Trust (HPT) and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) in North...
Warning following a barbeque fire
28 May 2013
Firefighters are warning residents to be extra vigilant when using charcoal barbeques following a serious fire over the bank holiday weekend. Crews...
Making people safer on the region’s roads
7 May 2013
Throughout May the Think B 4 U Drink partnership is focusing on helping people to stay safe on the roads in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The...