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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.
Fire Service staff recognised for their commitment
25 February 2014
The Long Service and Good Conduct Awards are held by Fire and Rescue Services across the county by Royal Warrant of Queen Elizabeth II.
Council tax precept frozen for another year
25 February 2014
The contribution made by residents towards the running costs of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service will be frozen for the fourth successive year,...
Road Safety Speed Dating Style Events
24 February 2014
This innovative campaign by the East Yorkshire charity, Take One Moment (TOM) Foundation, takes the format of a speed dating session, aimed at...
New Floodline number for Environment Agency
21 February 2014
Following recent events in the Humber region, as well as the ongoing flooding situation in the South of England, the Environment Agency has launched...
Safety warning over ‘neknomination’ risks
19 February 2014
Safety experts at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service have warned that residents who take part in the current ‘neknomination’ craze could be...
Humberside FRS crews head for flood hit Berkshire
18 February 2014
As the flooding situation across the South of England continues to develop, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) has committed further resources...
Part-time firefighters in Withernsea safety campaign
11 February 2014
Part-time firefighters have helped to protect hundreds of residents identified as vulnerable to serious household fires in the Withernsea area during...