Knox County river rescue

Sandra ClarkEast Knox, Our Town Heroes

Knox County Rescue’s swift water rescue team was out at Seven Islands state birding park, rescuing some stranded kayakers who overturned and needed assistance. Rescue Boat 2 is pictured here …

Mo Abbas: A busy man for KCR, Denark

Tom KingOur Town Heroes

Mohamed Abbas, otherwise known as Mo, is Knox County Rescue’s (KCR) operations battalion chief, a reserve firefighter/EMT at Rural Metro, a volunteer rescue technician certified in confined space rescue, structural …

Fire or wreck: Who you gonna call?

Sandra ClarkOur Town Heroes

(Updated to clarify that Karns FD is a non-profit)
Fire protection and first responder emergency services inside the city of Knoxville are covered by the Knoxville Fire Department. Its annual operating …