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Jessie Andre Henry


On Dec. 18, 2021, Firefighter Henry was performing maintenance on one of the department’s fire trucks when the apparatus’ tire exploded. He was immediately transported to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries a short time later.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Jessie Andre Henry was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

South Bossier Fire District #2
3551 Highway 527
Elm Grove, Louisiana 71051

Chief: Ryan Foster

Age: 28
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 18, 2021 8:30 a.m.
Date of death: December 18, 2021
Cause of fatal injury: Struck By
Nature of fatal injury: Trauma
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: July 07, 2022