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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.
Firefighter experience delivered to local school
28 March 2019
Members of East Hull White Watch and Safer Roads Humber visited Burstwick Primary School recently to deliver a Firefighter experience.
Training by the Trent - Scunthorpe crews carry out exercise at power station
26 March 2019
Crews from Scunthorpe attended an exercise at Keadby Power Station on the bank of the River Trent today.
Car cleaning in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity
25 March 2019
Fire stations across the Service have been busy cleaning cars as part of a national charity campaign for The Fire Fighters Charity.
Ten consecutive years of achieving the Customer Service Excellence Award
20 March 2019
Originally achieved in 2009, the Award is re-certified on an annual basis subject to passing a compliance audit. On 13 and 14 February 2019,...
Have your say on the former East Hull Fire Station
18 March 2019
Members of the public are invited to have their say at our consultation event around the former East Hull Fire Station on Southcoates Lane. The fire...
Fire Authority approves changes in response to automatic alarms
15 March 2019
At a meeting of the Humberside Fire Authority on Friday 15 March, Members approved a new response policy for Automatic Fire Alarms (AFAs).
Red Nose Day 2019
14 March 2019
Members of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service staff raised £172.00 for Red Nose Day.
Supporting The Red Box Project
14 March 2019
Humberside Fire and Rescue, Humberside Police and Fit Mums donate approximately 300 sanitary items in aid of The Red Box Project.
Kirton-in-Lindsey to hold open day
7 March 2019
Kirton-in-Lindsey fire station will be holding an open day on 6 April from 10am to 2pm.
Driffield announced in top recycling championships
1 March 2019
Driffield fire station achieved a top spot in The Fire Fighters Charity Bag it and Bank it Recycling Champions 2019 list.