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FDNY: Firefighter dies in blaze in building used for movie

By Matthew Chayes
matthew.chayes@newsday.com  @chayesmatthew
Updated March 23, 2018 11:52 AMPRINT 

An FDNY firefighter from Floral Park died after battling a Harlem blaze Thursday night on the set of a film starring the actor Edward Norton, officials said.

Michael Davidson, 37, of Engine Co. 69, had been with the FDNY for 15 years and is from a family of firefighters, Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. His father is retired and had worked at the same Harlem firehouse; his brother works in the Bronx.

Davidson is survived by his wife, Eileen, and four young children — three daughters ages 7, 3 and 1 and a son, age 6, according to the FDNY.