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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.
Public Notice of Audit 2020
28 May 2020
Public Notice to call an Audit of Accounts is available to view here.
Boat Safety 2020 - stay safe from fire and carbon monoxide
26 May 2020
The key message of this year's National Boat Fire Safety Week is for all boats to have suitable smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
Hatfield Moors fire - incident updates
22 May 2020
Our fire crews have been working in conjunction with fire crews from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue to tackle the fire. Further updates on the...
Think Sprinkler - keeping people and buildings safer from fire
18 May 2020
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign.
Stay home and stay safe during lockdown
6 May 2020
Whilst calls to Service have encouragingly decreased since the government introduced the 'stay home' guidelines, there has been an increase in...
Supporting our community
5 May 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact all of our lives, our Public Safety teams have been working with local NHS teams, Local Authorities...
Take a timely trip to the tip and avoid the queues
4 May 2020
MONDAY 4 MAY UPDATE: recycling centres across Hull and East Riding are reporting lengthy queues this morning. Please be patient and hang on to your...