Allen Tanner Headley, Firefighter-Operator

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Firefighter-Operator Headley was on-duty in his assigned fire station. At approximately 1900hrs, he was found unresponsive in the fire station day room. He was treated by fellow responders and transported to the hospital but could not be revived.


Department information

Plaquemines Parish Fire District 2
333 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Building 800
U.S. National Grid: 16R BU 1245 1068
Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70037

Chief: Roy Robichaux, Jr.

Allen Tanner Headley was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 31
Rank: Firefighter-Operator
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 16, 2018 19:00
Date of death: March 16, 2018
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Memorial fund information

Plaquemines Parish Fire Department Mourns The Lost of One of Its Own <p> Allen Tanner Headley passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2018 at the age of 31 while on duty at Plaquemines Parish Fire Department. Beloved husband of Lauren Plaisance Headley. Father of Catherine Herron. Son of Anthony Bourgeois and the late Barbara Headley. Brother of Justin M. Bourgeois and Ryan P. Bourgeois. Grandson of Elizabeth Anne Headley (late Allen) and Mildred Bourgeois (late Arthur). Uncle of Christian Bourgeois. Cousin of Megan Dufresne, Elizabeth Scott, T.C. Parks, and Margaret-Anne Parks. Son-in-law of Jane and Eloi Plaisance. A native of Gretna, LA, and resident of Pensacola, FL and Belle Chasse, LA since 2009. Allen was a Fireman and Certified EMT with Plaquemines Parish Fire Department since 2010. <p> Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the Memorial Visitation at Plaquemines Parish Fire Department, Belle Chasse, LA on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 12 Noon until Memorial Service time at 3 PM. Interment will be private. Mothe Funeral Homes handling arrangements. <p> In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Allen's memory to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation by visiting https://www.firehero.org/donate or call (301)447 1365.