Michael R. Davidson, a 37-year-old father of four, was critically injured while battling a five-alarm fire, the New York City Fire Department said. He was a 15-year veteran of the department and had been cited for bravery on four separate occasions.
Flames broke out in the basement of a Harlem apartment at roughly 11 p.m. as filming was taking place on “Motherless Brooklyn,” an adaptation of a novel by Jonathan Lethem that is being directed by Norton. Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Leslie Mann, and Willem Dafoe co-star in the Warner Bros. movie. Norton spotted the smoke and alerted officials, according to the New York Post.
“To our great sorrow, we now know that a NYC firefighter lost