Near drownings over holiday weekendPosted: Updated:
For the second day in a row fire fighters were called to a near drowning involving a young child.
At the Campbell Ranch apartments on East Roger Road around 5 Sunday evening, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a floating ring when he slipped through and went under the water.
According to firefighters, his 10-year-old cousin pulled him out of the pool and saved his life.
CPR was performed on the boy who ended up throwing up some water.
And an update on Saturday's near drowning at the Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain.
We're told the 2-year-old girl is coming out of the intensive care unit but will stay at the hospital for at least another 24 hours.
Fire fighters say the girl is going to be okay because of the quick actions of a U of A medical student who performed CPR on her.
"She did a phenomenol job, just starting medical school, she's already got one save under her belt, what a great start, I am so thankful she was there because no one wants to see a child lost due to a drowning," says Captain Adam Goldberg or the Northwest Fire Department.
There have now been 6 near drowning in Pima County this year.