Cave/Vertical Team

Captain Trevor Pickel

Lieutenant Mark Walker


Knox County Rescue’s Technical Rescue Team responds to any rescue requiring rope work for ascending or descending. This may include caves, treetops, cliff faces, electrical towers, deep ravines etc. This team has the capabilities to reach the patient and then safely remove the patient from the dangerous location. These victims are often injured, requiring emergency medical treatment during the transport to safety.

How to Help

Knox County Rescue depends on your contributions in order to keep supplying these lifesaving services to our community.