117 High Street
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
E-mail Robert Burdette
The Grand Blanc Fire Department provides fire and rescue services for the City of Grand Blanc and Charter Township of Grand Blanc. Currently the department consists of 37 part-time fire fighters and 5 full-time employees. The department has a (MUSAR) Michigan Urban Search and Rescue System for the State of Michigan.
Chief Burdette - Bio
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.