Off-duty firefighter saves teen from nearly drowning

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Off-duty firefighter saves teen from nearly drowning - A Goodyear teen owes her life to an off-duty Tempe firefighter.

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GOODYEAR -- A Goodyear teen owes her life to an off-duty Tempe firefighter.

Police said they were called to a neighborhood pool at 173rd Avenue and Van Buren Street Sunday afternoon.

A 16-year-old girl was unconscious and unresponsive in the water. The off-duty firefighter who lives in the area saw what was happening and ran over.

Rescuers said the firefighter was performing CPR when they got there.

Investigators believe a medical condition might have played a part in the near drowning.

The teen is expected to recover.