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Jul 252018
 

GOODYEAR, AZ – A 2-year-old child has died after being pulled from a backyard pool in Goodyear Thursday evening. Authorities responded to the area of Pebble Creek Parkway and West Virginia Avenue around 6:30 p.m. after receiving reports of an incident at a home. Goodyear fire spokesperson says the young girl was found in the pool and had “advanced life support measures being administered.” She was taken to the hospital in respiratory arrest and later died, officials said. Air15 flew over the scene and it does not appear a fence was installed around the pool. No additional information was immediately available but Goodyear police say detectives are investigating.

Source: Goodyear Police: 2-year-old girl dies after pulled from backyard pool – ABC15 Arizona

Jun 252018
 

MESA, AZ – Officials are investigating a near-drowning involving a child at a Mesa home. Emergency crews were called to a home near McKellips Road and Val Vista Drive after noon on Monday.

Mesa fire officials say a 5-year-old boy was found at the bottom of a pool. A family member performed CPR on the child before officials arrived.

The child is said to be breathing on his own but is in critical condition.

Source: FD: 5-year-old boy found at bottom of Mesa pool; in critical condition – ABC15 Arizona

Jun 252018
 

MESA, AZ – A man in his thirties has died after a tubing incident on the Salt River on Sunday afternoon, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say around 3:30 p.m. the man was tubing with friends when he broke away from the group and tried to retrieve a tube that floated away near the Blue Point Bridge.

Source: MCSO: Man drowns in tubing incident on the Salt River – ABC15 Arizona

Jun 032018
 

MESA, AZ – A man in his thirties has died after a tubing incident on the Salt River on Sunday afternoon, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say around 3:30 p.m. the man was tubing with friends when he broke away from the group and tried to retrieve a tube that floated away near the Blue Point Bridge.

Source: MCSO: Man drowns in tubing incident on the Salt River – ABC15 Arizona

May 282018
 

Police say a 4-year-old boy who drowned in Peoria apparently used a chair to open the gate to the fenced-in pool.

The boy, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at a hospital Monday morning.

A preliminary investigation showed the boy appeared to have used a chair to open a door into the backyard before using another chair to access the pool before 8 a.m.

Source: Peoria police: Drowned boy used chair to open pool gate

May 232018
 

GILBERT, AZ – A 3-year-old boy has died after he was found in a Gilbert pool.

The incident happened at a home near McQueen and Elliot roads around 5:30 p.m. on May 23.

According to Gilbert Fire and Rescue, the boy’s mother found the child in the pool.

Firefighters say the child was not breathing and did not have a pulse when they arrived.

Police said the boy was transported to the hospital and died on Monday.

Source: FD: 3-year-old boy found in Gilbert pool, transported to hospital – ABC15 Arizona

Apr 282018
 

AVONDALE, AZ – Avondale fire officials say a 4-year-old boy has been taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition after he was pulled from a pool on Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened at the child’s grandparents home near 107th Avenue and Indian School Road during a family gathering.

Source: Boy pulled from Avondale pool, taken to hospital in critical condition – ABC15 Arizona

Apr 152018
 

BUCKEYE, AZ – Buckeye police say a 3-year-old has died after they were pulled from a pool in critical condition on Sunday evening.

According to police, emergency personnel responded to a home near Baseline and Miller roads after a family member pulled the toddler from the pool.

A family member performed CPR on the child until fire crews arrived, police said.

The child was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died.

Source: Buckeye 3-year-old dies after being pulled from pool – ABC15 Arizona

Apr 092018
 

PEORIA, AZ – Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office divers have recovered the body of a man who went missing Monday afternoon near a cove at Lake Pleasant.

Sgt. Bryan Vanegas said crews located the body of 54-year-old Fernando Vargas just after 10 a.m. Tuesday. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the drowning, Vanegas said.

According to MCSO officials, Vargas and his 32-year-old daughter were swimming in a cove south of Scorpion Bay at Lake Pleasant when suddenly the man went underwater while

Source: MCSO recovers body of missing father at Lake Pleasant – ABC15 Arizona

Feb 172018
 

QUEEN CREEK, AZ – A child has been taken to the hospital after being found in a pool of an unincorporated area near Queen Creek.

According to Queen Creek Fire and Medical officials, a three-year-old boy was found in a pool for an unknown amount of time.

The incident happened near Hunt Highway and Sossaman Road.

Officials say CPR was initiated, but the child was unresponsive.

A Maricopa County Sheriff’s office spokesperson said the child was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Source: Queen Creek Fire: Child found unresponsive in pool, taken to hospital – ABC15 Arizona