Near drowning in Avondale; boy pulled from tub

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by Brandon Lee

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azfamily.com

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 24 at 10:43 AM

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Fire crews and paramedics responded to a near drowning call in Avondale Tuesday night.

It happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. near Buckeye and Dysart Roads.

Fire officials say a one-year-old boy was pulled from a bathtub. CPR was performed on the child, and he was reported to be crying, alert and breathing on his own.

The child was transported to Phoenix Children's Hospital. He was said to be in stable condition.

It's not clear how long the boy was under the water, or how many adults were present at the home.

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