Dad performs CPR on daughter found at bottom of pool

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AVONDALE -- A man performed CPR on his 3-year-old daughter after she was found at the bottom of a pool Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Avondale Fire Department, the girl and her 4-year-old brother were in the backyard with their parents.

The parents were distracted for two or three minutes when then heard their son yelling and found their daughter at the bottom of the pool. The dad jumped in, pulled the girl from the pool and began CPR.

The child was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital.

She was breathing and in and out of consciousness when they transported her.