Anderson County Rescue Squad extricates teen from cave

CLAXTON, Tenn. (WATE) – A 16-year-old boy is safe after he was rescued from a cave.

The Anderson County Rescue Squad said the teen was stuck in a cave behind Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 845 Mehaffey Road. First responders were able to make contact with the teen who said he had hurt his ankle.

First responders strapped the boy in a Stokes basket and extricated him out of the cave.

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