A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- It took rescue workers about an hour to free a man stuck in a South Knoxville cave.
Captain D.J. Corcoran, with the Knoxville Fire Department, confirms that friends with the trapped man called 911 around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.
Around 15 people were part of the rescue crew that was called to the scene near Cherokee Trail and Spruce Ridge Way.
Rescuers lowered something called a "medical gator" into the cave to help free the man.
The victim was not hurt.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- Rescue workers are on the scene of a cave rescue.
Knoxville Police dispatchers confirm a man is trapped in a cave around the area of Cherokee Trail and Spruce Ridge Way in South Knoxville.
We have a crew on the scene and will have updates on local8now.com and Local 8 News at 11.