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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.
The Fire Authority Statement of Assurance 2017/2018
27 July 2018
The Fire Authority Statement of Assurance 2017/2018 is available to view here.
Six members of HFRS staff take on the Humber swim for a great cause.
26 July 2018
Six members of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service staff took on the Humber in a bid to raise money for The Firefighters Charity.
The Regional BA Challenge was held on 30 June 2018, hosted by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service.
25 July 2018
The Regional BA challenge was a simulation of a flat fire with persons trapped over two floors.
#BeOurFuture - we’re recruiting for full-time firefighters!
23 July 2018
We're recruiting for full-time firefighters!
New Integrated Care Centre opened by Hull’s inspirational ‘Bee Lady’ Jean Bishop
6 July 2018
It was sunshine and smiles as Hull's inspirational 'Bee Lady' opened the new Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre today which is the new home for East...
Keeping communities in the know - Police and Fire join forces to alert the public
5 July 2018
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with Humberside Police to provide timely community alerts via text or email.
Humberside crews sent to battle Winter Hill wildfire
2 July 2018
Crews from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service have been called in to help the ongoing major incident on the moors above Bolton.