Meet the  Technical Rescue Team:

Tim Graham


Walter Knapp


Tim Graham is a 32 year retired veteran of Miami Dade Fire Rescue. He helped start the technical rescue bureau with MDFR. Tim has been selling technical rescue equipment since 1984. He is currently teaching Wilderness First Responder and spine injury protocol courses for Wilderness Medical Associates. Tim currently lives in Jupiter, Fl.

Walter Knapp is a retired veteran Fire Officer with 39 years of service, who was also a Rescue Squad Officer with Florida Task Force Two (Urban Search and Rescue) Team assigned in Miami since 1995. He has been a USAR Instructor/Consultant for the past 25 years. He has been deployed several times with FLTF2; those missions included Hurricane Opel, WTC NYC 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina (twice) in Mississippi and New Orleans.

Chief John Sabia

Currently a Division Chief with the City of Deltona Fire Department assigned to A-shift and in charge of the Special Operations Team. I have been with the city since 1999, however I have been in the fire service since I was 16 years old starting as a cadet. I have 2 AS degrees, fire science and emergency medical services, a bachelors degree in organizational management, and a Masters degree in emergency management. I have been an educator in EMS, fire science, and USAR since 2004 working at both Broward fire academy and Seminole State College.

Kevin Meyer’s Bio:

Captain Kevin Meyers is a 14-year veteran of the fire service currently assigned to the Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Technical Rescue Team. Kevin is an instructor at both the Broward and Palm Beach State Fire academies in Technical Rescue and Driver Engineer Programs. Kevin has also taught Technical Rescue courses at various locations throughout the south eastern United States. Kevin is a State-certified: Fire Instructor I, Driver/Operator, Live Fire Training Instructor I, Fire Officer I, and is a Rescue specialist with FEMA USAR Florida Task Force II.

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You’re not just buying a product from Technical Rescue, you are also buying over 50 years of combined experience from people who have used many of these same products in real life scenarios.