Meet Our Chief


Chief Gurka

Chief Gurka proudly served the Dearborn Heights, MI community for 28 years, the last 8 as fire chief. He holds a Masters Degree in Business and a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety and Health.


Throughout his career he has been active with many charitable organizations including Goodfellows where he was President and recognized as "Goodfellow of the Year."


Message from Chief Gurka:

"I consider it an honor and privilege to be selected to lead the White Lake Township Fire Department. From my perspective, the White Lake Township Fire Department staff has impressed me greatly with their professionalism and dedication. The outstanding work ethic and positive attitude of our department members will continue to define the high level of customer service we provide to the community."


Andrew Gurka

Fire Chief

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