Knox County Rescue is an emergency response agency.

From humble beginnings in 1956, we were officially Chartered by the State of Tennessee on January 8th, 1958. With more than 60 years of experience serving our community, we are known today as Knox County Rescue.

We are a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Organization whose mission it is to render aid to persons in distress, administer first aid, and perform missions’ incident to the rescue of human beings who are in distress.

Our Services


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Vehicle Accidents
Water Rescues
Fire Rescues
Quick Response & Heavy/Technical Rescues

*Totals are year to date.

Call 911 in an emergency
Our Headquarters: 865-546-4852

Youth Cadet Program

Our Youth Cadet Program is designed for applicants less than 18 years of age.

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