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Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of HV Firefighter • Police Chase in Cheltenham: Overturned Vehicle

In Today’s Huntingdon Valley Insider:

📅 Thursday, March 7, 2024
• Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of HV Firefighter
• Police Chase in Cheltenham: Overturned Vehicle
• Popeyes Louisiana Chicken to Open in Abington
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Tragic Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Dedicated Firefighter Michael Burns

The Huntingdon Valley Fire Company is experiencing a profound loss with the sudden passing of Michael Burns, a dedicated volunteer professional firefighter, who tragically died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday evening. Burns was not only a committed member of the Huntingdon Valley station, where he contributed to the engineering department and was recently elected as a trustee, but he also served the Cheltenham Fire Company before dedicating his efforts to Huntingdon Valley.

The fire company has expressed its deep condolences, extending thoughts and prayers to his wife Karen and their family during this difficult time. The loss of Burns is felt deeply within the community he served with unwavering dedication.

To honor his memory, services for Michael Burns have been scheduled as follows:

  • Viewing: March 16, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Kirk & Nice Suburban Chapel, Inc., 333 W County Line Rd, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.

  • Funeral Service: March 16, 2024, at 11:30 a.m., at the same location.

  • Graveside Service: March 16, 2024, at 1:00 p.m., at George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Avenue, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.

The community and fellow firefighters are invited to come together to pay their respects and celebrate the life of a man who devoted much of his time to serving others. Michael Burns' legacy as a firefighter and a valued community member will be remembered and cherished by those who knew him and worked alongside him.

Police Chase in Cheltenham Ends with Overturned Vehicle and Trapped Passengers

A police chase in Cheltenham Township came to a dramatic conclusion just before 5:00pm on Monday, resulting in a serious crash at the intersection of Washington Lane and Ashbourne Road. The incident led to two individuals being trapped inside an overturned vehicle, sparking a swift response from emergency services.

Rescue teams were able to extricate the trapped individuals from the wreckage, with at least one of the occupants being transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The condition of those involved in the crash has not been disclosed, leaving many concerned for their well-being.

Details surrounding the events that initiated the police pursuit have not been released, and authorities are likely conducting a thorough investigation to uncover the circumstances that led to this dangerous situation. This incident underscores the inherent risks of high-speed pursuits and their potential consequences on public safety.

The community awaits further updates from the authorities regarding the condition of those involved and the details of the police pursuit that ended so abruptly.

Popeyes Louisiana Chicken Set to Open in Former TD Bank Location in Abington

Popeyes Louisiana Chicken to open new restaurant in Abington Township Popeyes Louisiana Chicken, an American multinational chain of fried chicken restaurants, is taking over the former TD Bank property at 1428 Old York Road in Abington Township.

The sign on the fence says “Coming Soon” and the building’s construction looks to be underway. The location now appears through a Google Map search. The former TD Bank in Abington, courtesy of Google We will be in touch with a timeline as more information comes available. Stay tuned.

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