Major fire in Kingston Ont., on December 17, 2013.

Rescue helicoopter from Squadron 424  CFB Trenton arrives at the fire in Kingston, Ont., on Tuesday on December 17, 2013. The rescue technician managed to rescue the crane operator at the end of the crane. The Canadian Press,Lars Hagberg.

Rescue helicoopter from Squadron 424 CFB Trenton arrives at the fire in Kingston, Ont., on Tuesday on December 17, 2013. The rescue technician managed to rescue the crane operator at the end of the crane. The Canadian Press,Lars Hagberg.

 

A rescue worker from a Canadian military helicopter retrieves a crane operator who was stranded atop a crane when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The crane operator was taken to a waiting ambulance, and police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A rescue worker from a Canadian military helicopter retrieves a crane operator who was stranded atop a crane when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The crane operator was taken to a waiting ambulance, and police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A firefighter surveys the scene of a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire.  The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A firefighter surveys the scene of a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg
Firefighters battle a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

Firefighters battle a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A car burns during a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. Fire crews also fear the fire could threaten a nearby gas station. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg.

A car burns during a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. Fire crews also fear the fire could threaten a nearby gas station. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg.

Firefighters battle a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

Firefighters battle a major fire in an apartment building that was under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued a man who was trapped on top of a construction crane because of the massive fire. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A crane operator sits on top of crane after he was stuck there when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued the man, who was taken to a waiting ambulance. Police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A crane operator sits on top of crane after he was stuck there when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. A Canadian military helicopter rescued the man, who was taken to a waiting ambulance. Police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A rescue worker from a Canadian military helicopter retrieves a crane operator who was stranded atop a crane when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The crane operator was taken to a waiting ambulance, and police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

A rescue worker from a Canadian military helicopter retrieves a crane operator who was stranded atop a crane when fire broke out in an apartment building under construction in downtown Kingston, Ontario, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The crane operator was taken to a waiting ambulance, and police say he was believed to have only minor injuries. The Canadian Press, Lars Hagberg

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