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1-year-old in extremely critical condition after drowning incident in Phoenix

Sep 4, 2021, 3:30 PM
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PHOENIX — A 1-year-old girl was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition after drowning in a pool in Phoenix on Saturday, authorities said.

Firefighters arrived at a home near Indian School Road and 99th Avenue around 3 p.m. and found bystanders performing CPR on the infant, Phoenix Fire Capt. Scott Douglas said in an email.

Emergency personnel took over medical treatment and transported her to a local emergency room, Douglas said.

It isn’t known how long the child was under water.

No additional information was immediately available.

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1-year-old in extremely critical condition after drowning incident in Phoenix