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A Firefighter, Michael R. Davison, Dies on Film Set in Harlem

A Firefighter, Michael R. Davison, Dies on Film Set in Harlem


Late last month, a firefighter died while on a film set as he was helping put out a Harlem fire.

A five-alarm fire started in the basement of 773 St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. This building was being used a film location for a movie directed by Edward Norton.

A New York firefighter did while fighting the blaze and two other people were seriously injured.

Michael R. Davison, 37, was operating the fire hose nozzle and was the first to arrive. He got separated from other firefighters who were forced to move further from the building as the fire got worse.

He was found by other firefighters and was unconscious, so he was taken to Harlem Hospital. He was later pronounced dead while at the hospital.

Davidson had been with the fire department for 15 years and been cited for bravery four times.

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