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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.
‘Everest update’: Recruits complete charity ladder climb
30 March 2017
Our 20 new recruits completed their charity ladder climb at Princes Quay today.
Online applications are open
27 March 2017
Our online application form for full-time firefighter recruitment is now open.
Who will make our next line up?
23 March 2017
The waiting is almost over. Thousands of people are expected to jump online on Monday 27 March when the two week recruitment window opens at noon for...
Trailer training all down to generous support
20 March 2017
A generous donation from a Yorkshire trailer manufacturer is helping the next generation of firefighters train in even more realistic scenarios.
Chief Fire Officer Dene Sanders to retire in September 2017
15 March 2017
Dene Sanders, Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, is to retire later this year.
Beverley Road fire - update from Humberside Police
10 March 2017
Following this morning's fire and explosion at a property on Beverley Road in Hull, Fire Investigation Officers have worked all day with Humberside...
Fire and explosion on Beverley Road in Hull
10 March 2017
At 6.06am this morning Humberside Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at a property on Beverley Road in Hull.