PENN WYNNE, Pa. (CBS) – Just days after a Penn Wynne firefighter died battling a house fire on his final shift, Lower Merion Township and its residents continue to honor his memory. Sean DeMuynck died Sunday while fighting a fire on Rosedale Road.
The Canadian native was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital hours after the fire. According to the township, it was his final shift before he and his wife planned to move back to Canada the following day.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Body Of Missing 26-Year-Old Casey Johnston Recovered, Officials Say Colts' Carson Wentz Choosing Rest, Rehab For Foot Injury, Remains Out Indefinitely
On Wednesday, an escort took DeMuynck’s body from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office to a funeral home in Delaware County.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Fire Crews Battle Junkyard Fire In Port Richmond
The Penn Wynne – Overbrook Hills Fire Company created a fundraiser for DeMuynck’s wife, Melissa. As of 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, they have raised more than $15,000.