FIREMAN WHO DIED FIGHTING MOVIE-SET BLAZE HONORED AS ‘HERO OF THE HIGHEST ORDER’

A sea of grief and blue uniforms swelled around St. Patrick’s cathedral this morning as thousands of fire-fighters, police officers and ordinary New Yorkers lined Fifth Avenue for the funeral of New York City firefighter Michael Davidson, who died battling a five-alarm fire on a movie-set in Harlem late last Thursday night.