Mar 162012

CHANDLER, AZ – A Chandler mom is credited with saving her 2-year-old daughter from nearly drowning Wednesday afternoon.

Initial reports indicate the woman found the toddler in the backyard pool of their home near Elliot Road and Loop 101.

Chandler Fire Department spokesman Brad Miller said the woman performed CPR on her daughter until crews arrived. When firefighters got to the home the girl was reportedly alert and crying.

The child was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Firefighters are unsure how long the girl had been in the pool.

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