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2-year-old in critical condition after being pulled from backyard pool in Phoenix

Feb 22, 2024, 6:35 PM

Phoenix child in extremely critical condition after drowning in backyard pool...

A 2-year-old girl is being transported to a hospital after being found unresponsive in a backyard pool in Phoenix. (Pexels Photo)

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PHOENIX — A toddler is in “extremely critical” condition after being pulled from a Phoenix pool, officials said on Thursday evening.

The Phoenix Fire Department said it doesn’t know how long the 2-year-old girl was under water.

They found her unresponsive and not breathing in a backyard pool near 27th and Southern avenues.

Before the fire department arrived on the scene, CPR was attempted, officials said.

The girl is currently being transported to a hospital, according to an announcement sent at 6:18 p.m.

Phoenix fire officials said the police department is currently investigating the situation.

The Phoenix Fire Department Community Assistance Program (CAP) is helping the family, officials said.

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2-year-old in critical condition after being pulled from backyard pool in Phoenix