Local 793 has issued a press release commending a helicopter search and rescue team for airlifting a tower crane operator trapped on a construction crane above a massive fire in Kingston on Dec. 17. According to news reports, the crane operator, stationed in his cab high above the building when fire broke out, had walked out to the end of the boom only minutes before his cab was engulfed in flames. A helicopter crew from CFB Trenton rescued the operator.

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