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Entertainment Firefighter Killed In Blaze On Set Of Edward Norton-Bruce Willis Film

14:38  23 march  2018
14:38  23 march  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.com

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The film also stars Bruce Willis , Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe. Norton appeared obviously upset as the tragedy unfolded, witness “To our great sorrow, we now know that a NYC firefighter lost his life battling the blaze and our hearts ache in solidarity with his family,” the film ’s producers said in a

The film also stars Bruce Willis , Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe. Norton appeared obviously upset as the tragedy unfolded, witness “To our great sorrow, we now know that a NYC firefighter lost his life battling the blaze and our hearts ache in solidarity with his family,” the film ’s producers said in a

Edward Norton and Bruce Willis are seen on the set of 'Motherless Brooklyn' movie in harlem on February 6, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)© 2018 Pierre Suu Edward Norton and Bruce Willis are seen on the set of 'Motherless Brooklyn' movie in harlem on February 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images) A New York City firefighter died and two others were seriously hurt in a five-alarm fire late Thursday in a Harlem building where the Edward Norton-directed film “Motherless Brooklyn” was being shot, according to media reports.

Michael R. Davidson, 37, a father of four with 15 years of service in the New York Fire Department, was found unconscious after descending a stairway with other firefighters and becoming separated, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters. Rescuers “were unable to revive him,” Nigro added.

NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set

  NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set A raging fire gutted an unoccupied residential building in Harlem being used as a film set and left a New York City firefighter dead. The blaze broke out on the set of "Motherless Brooklyn," directed by Edward Norton, at about 11 p.m. Thursday. Flames poured out the windows as firefighters swarmed the scene, dumping water on the blaze to get it under control.

NEW YORK -- A firefighter was killed battling a five-alarm blaze late Thursday night in Harlem, reports CBS The movie, "Motherless Brooklyn," was set for release next year and stars Bruce Willis , Willem Dafoe Edward Norton is director / screenwriter and is also listed as an actor. The film 's producers

Screen Rant reports tragic news from the New York set of Edward Norton 's film , Motherless Brooklyn, after a firefighter died fighting a massive blaze that

Davidson was transported to Harlem Hospital, “where he succumbed to his injuries,” the fire department said on Facebook.

“Our city lost a hero tonight,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote on Twitter.

Two other firefighters were burned and were hospitalized in serious condition, Nigro said, according to CBS News. Three civilians reportedly had minor injuries.

The blaze erupted in the unoccupied basement of the building in upper Manhattan after the movie crew had just finished shooting a scene in a former jazz club there, the CBS affiliate in New York reported in the segment above. Norton alerted authorities when he saw the smoke from the lower floor, the New York Post noted.

Edward Norton's Production Company Sued Over Harlem Movie Set Fire

  Edward Norton's Production Company Sued Over Harlem Movie Set Fire A man and woman who live in the building claim residents weren't warned by producers when a fire started during filming of 'Motherless Brooklyn.'Erica and George Cruz, who lease a fourth-floor apartment in the Nichols Avenue building, on Tuesday sued Class 5 Films for $7 million and the property's owner for another $2 million. They claim the production company kept highly flammable equipment in the building's basement and the fire was caused by recklessness, carelessness and negligence.

A New York City firefighter died after he became separated from his unit as they battled a fierce, smoky blaze that broke out in the basement of a former Harlem jazz club being used as a set on a film starring Ed Norton , Bruce Willis and several other actors.

While on set , actor Ed Norton noticed a fire inside a Harlem building and notified police. Quickly more than 175 firefighters responded to the five-alarm fire . One New York City firefighter has died and two have been seriously injured battling a blaze that broke out late Thursday on a film set in upper

Michael R. Davidson is survived by his wife and four children.© FDNY/Twitter Michael R. Davidson is survived by his wife and four children.

“Motherless Brooklyn,” directed by Norton, features a detective (played by Norton) with Tourette’s syndrome who tries to solve the murder of a friend, according to IMDB. The film also stars Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe.

Norton appeared obviously upset as the tragedy unfolded, witness Daquan Evans told the Post.

“To our great sorrow, we now know that a NYC firefighter lost his life battling the blaze ... and our hearts ache in solidarity with his family,” the film’s producers said in a statement, per CBS. “New York City firefighters truly are the bravest in the world.  We watched firsthand with astonishment as they charged into the smoke to make sure all were safely out and then fought to contain the blaze and prevent it from spreading, putting their lives on the line as they do every day. The FDNY are real life super-heroes and have our boundless admiration and gratitude.”

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