Our community pauses today to honor fallen Bossier Firefighter Jessie Henry.
The funeral for South Bossier Fire District #2 Firefighter Jessie Henry is set for this morning.
Visitation is from 9-11am at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum. The funeral will begin at 11am. If you will be attending, you are reminded to bring jackets because it is cold inside Hirsch.
If you can not make it to the service, you are encouraged to line the route to the burial site which is at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home & Park on Mansfield Road.
The Signal 51 Group is urging residents to show up in force today to honor Henry as he is laid to rest. The public is encouraged to line the route in a safe manner.

Here Are the Directions for the Funeral Procession

Go EAST on Pershing Blvd to Kings Hwy
Turn right EAST on Kings Hwy [behind SFD station]
Turn right SOUTH on Hearne Ave
Continue SOUTH on Hearne Ave to Mansfield Rd
Continue SOUTH on Mansfield Rd to Centuries Memorial

Signal 51 Group
Signal 51 Group

The 28-year-old Henry died while working on a tire on a fire truck at the station when the tire exploded.

Henry served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. He had been with the South Bossier Parish Fire Department for three years. He was also a rising MMA star.

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