Mar 072013

PHOENIX – A young boy is fighting for his life after being found in a Phoenix pool Monday night.

Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Larry Nunez said the incident happened around 5:15 p.m at a home near 59th Avenue and Thomas Road.

Nunez said the boy, who is almost 2 years old, got to the water through a gap in the pool fence.

Authorities told ABC15 people at the house tried performing CPR on the boy before fire crews arrived.

The toddler was transported to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

Air15 video showed several fire and police vehicles surrounding the home. Police officers could be seen interviewing various people at the scene.

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