Legal papers suggest FDNY coverup in probe of fatal Harlem fire on Edward Norton set

  • Source: New York Daily News
  • Published: 07/11/2018 05:39 PM

A top FDNY fire marshal torched an underling for suggesting actor Edward Norton’s production company caused a raging Harlem fire that killed a veteran firefighter. A three-page notice of claim filed Wednesday charged FDNY investigator Scott Specht “was summarily removed from the (case) and was subjected to a pattern of harassment” as his boss allowed “the Hollywood elite” behind the movie to dodge “a full and fair investigation.” The March 22 blaze killed Firefighter Michael Davidson, a 15-year veteran and father of four. Specht landed on the outside looking in after reporting that he was “misled” by the production company about combustible material used on the set at St. Nicholas Ave. and W. 149th St..


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