May 282024

PHOENIX (AZFamily) — Drowning prevention advocates are warning that the number of child drownings in the Phoenix area is on pace to reach record or near-record levels.

“This trend will be a horrific year if it goes on the way that it has this last month,” said Lori Stauffer, vice president of the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona and works for Scottsdale Fire Department.

Source: Child drownings in Phoenix area on pace for ‘horrific’ year

May 252024

Toddler nearly drowns in East Valley pool

CHANDLER, Ariz. — A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized after nearly drowning in a pool in Chandler, the city’s police and fire department confirmed Saturday.

Chandler fire says crews were called to the incident near Chandler Boulevard and Price Road and found the child conscious, breathing and alert. They say the child’s family had performed CPR on her after pulling her out of the pool before firefighters could get to the scene.

Source: Toddler nearly drowns in East Valley pool

May 242024

PHOENIX — A 4-year-old girl has died after being pulled from a pool near 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road Thursday evening.

The Glendale Fire Department says around 7:30 p.m. Thursday police received a call of a 4-year-old girl who had fallen into a pool at a home in that area.

Source: Four-year-old girl dead after being pulled from pool near 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road