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Toddler fighting for her life after being found at Phoenix apartment pool

The 3-year-old girl was found underwater and not breathing.
The 3-year-old girl was found underwater and not breathing.(Arizona's Family)
Published: May. 17, 2022 at 7:03 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A 3-year-old girl is in extremely critical condition after she was found underwater at an apartment complex pool in Phoenix on Tuesday evening. It happened at 45th Avenue just south of Thomas Road around 6:30 p.m. Phoenix Fire Capt. Scott Douglas said family members found the toddler not breathing and no one performed CPR until fire crews arrived. Fire crews said there was also a language barrier as the family only spoke Swahili.

They loaded the girl into an ambulance and drove her to the hospital. It’s unclear how long she was underwater or how many family members were supposed to be watching her. An investigation is underway.