Nov 292010

Fire officials say a 19-month-old girl is in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after a drowning call in Gilbert.

TheGilbert Fire Department said it responded to a call of the child notbreathing around 1:15 p.m. at a home near Val Vista Drive and ElliotRoad.

The girl was in the swimming pool for about five minutesbefore the parents found her and pulled her out, according to fireofficials.

The girl has been transported to Cardon’s ChildrensMedical Center in critical condition, but was initially taken to BannerGateway Medical Center, fire officials said.

There are few details available at this time.

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