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Jul 192018
 

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.

 

https://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/goodyear/goodyear-fire-2-year-old-pulled-from-backyard-pool-advanced-life-support-measures-administered

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