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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.
Whirpool announces further recall
30 January 2020
The manufacturer Whirlpool have announced a further recall of three washing machine models.
Hull house fire update: Humberside Police statement
27 January 2020
Humberside Police statement Monday 27 January:
Emergency Services encourage ‘Don’t Cross the Line’
23 January 2020
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, Humberside Police, East Midlands Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Ambulance Service have launched their ‘Don’t...
Prepare for flooding to reduce impacts on mental health
21 January 2020
The Environment Agency runs an annual campaign to encourage people to know what to do to protect themselves and their property in a flood.
Big Energy Saving Week
20 January 2020
This week (20-26 January) sees Big Energy Saving Week.
Would you pay more for your fire and rescue service?
16 January 2020
Have you had your say?There’s a week to go to take part in our consultation.