There were no reported injuries from the blaze.
The construction worker was trapped up to his waist at an excavation site at Seward Park Cooperative.
Nearly 200 firefighters spent two hours battling an apartment building fire in Queens Thursday night.
Firefighters and EMS workers are projected to respond to more than 1.6 million calls this year.
The fire erupted at 1:02 a.m. on the second floor of 25-88 41st Street, an FDNY spokesman said.
The fire started on the fourth floor of 252 Greene Ave.
The fire broke out just after 5 a.m. in Omega Gourmet Deli.
Firehouse meals are an FDNY custom that builds camaraderie and cooking skills, firefighters say.
More than 100 firefighters battled the Scholes Street blaze Thursday afternoon, the FDNY said.
About 10 firefighters suffered minor injuries in a four-alarm fire on W. 76th Street near Central Park.
Three of the victims were seriously injured in the fire at 1020 Dean Ave.
The fire broke out at the dim sum destination Jing Fong Restaurant, officials said.
The explosions occurred on East 89th Street early Friday morning, an FDNY spokesman said.
Driving winds and freezing cold hindered the FDNY's attempt to put out the enourmous fire, officials say
The fire swept through a home on East 158th Street Tuesday night, the FDNY said.
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