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Actor Dylan Baker attempts to rescue neighbor before escaping Manhattan high-rise fire

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Actor/director Dylan Baker attends the premiere of "23Blast" in New York. Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.  Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife," said he had just returned home when an alarm went off and he saw smoke coming from his neighbor's apartment. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Actor/director Dylan Baker attends the premiere of "23Blast" in New York. Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife," said he had just returned home when an alarm went off and he saw smoke coming from his neighbor's apartment. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)  (The Associated Press)

Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan.

It happened on the 33rd floor of a building on West 43rd Street just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife," told NBC New York he had just returned home when an alarm went off and he saw smoke coming from his neighbor's apartment.

He says he pounded on her door and called her name before opening the door and seeing flames everywhere. He says he shut the door and called 911 before hurrying his family out of the building.

Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition.

Baker has also appeared in "Spider-Man 2" and "Spider-Man 3."

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