In 2016, the fire department adopted a Vision and Mission statement as a guide for the fire departments future:

It is the Vision of the Grand Blanc Township Fire Department To be recognized as the premier provider of rescue services in the region 

Our mission is to mitigate the effect of emergencies, as we continue to improve and grow to meet the community needs. By actively engaging other emergency services, continued specialized training and seeking additional opportunities to serve.


Chief Burdette - Bio Robert Burdette

Chief Burdette began serving the Grand Blanc Community in 1981 as an on-call firefighter. In  2011, he was the first full time firefighter hired by the fire department and in 2016 he obtained his present position as chief. Since joining the fire department, Chief Burdette has continually advanced his knowledge of firefighting techniques, leadership principles and management through continued education. He earned an Associate of Science degree in fire science from Kaiser University in 2014. He holds certification for command positions in all hazard incident management, certified by the National Transportation Safety Institute and completed the School of Fire, Staff and Command, Executive Leadership Program from Eastern Michigan University. He is an active member in the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the International Association of Arson Investigators, The Michigan Fire Chiefs Association, Southeastern Michigan Fire Chiefs, and many more organizations.