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May 232020
 

GLENDALE, AZ — Glendale firefighters say a 3-year-old girl has died after being pulled from a pool at a home near 59th Avenue and Beardsley Road Saturday afternoon.

Officials say the girl’s family is from out of town and were renting the home as an Airbnb.

There were about 12 family members including multiple children under 10-years-old in the backyard at the time of the drowning. The family said they were distracted watching the other children when the 3-year-old got into the pool without anyone seeing her.

Her uncle and a neighbor who is a nurse performed CPR before Glendale firefighters arrived on scene and took over.

When they arrived on scene the child did not have a pulse and was not breathing.

She was then transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where she later died.

Glendale police say they do not know how long the child was underwater, and there was no fence around the pool.

No further information was given.

Source: FD: 3-year-old dies after being pulled from pool near 59th Avenue and Beardsley Road

May 102020
 

AVONDALE, AZ — Avondale police say a 1-year-old child has died after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at a home near Van Buren Street and Avondale Boulevard Sunday.

Authorities say the child was transported to the hospital in extremely critical condition and was later pronounced deceased.

Police are investigating what led up to the incident.

Stay with ABC15 for the latest information.

Source: PD: 1-year-old dies after being pulled from bathtub at home in Avondale

Apr 262020
 

The near-drowning happened at a home near 35th and Northern avenues, fire officials said in an email.

A 2-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being pulled from a family pool in Phoenix on Saturday night, according to Phoenix fire officials.

The near-drowning happened at a home near 35th and Northern avenues, fire officials said in an email.

The boy’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

This was the second such incident on Saturday.

Source: 2-year-old boy taken to hospital after being pulled from Phoenix pool

Apr 262020
 

2-year-old girl in hospital after near-drowning in Buckeye

A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was pulled out of a canal in Buckeye on Saturday, officials said.

Deputies were called to an area near Baseline and South Palo Verde roads about 5:45 p.m. in response to a drowning, according to a spokesperson for the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

The girl’s family members were doing yard work and lost track of their daughter for a short time, officials said. The 2-year-old was found unresponsive in an irrigation-type canal.

The father pulled the girl from the canal and performed CPR until emergency responders arrived. Officials said she was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Source: 2-year-old girl in hospital after near-drowning in Buckeye

Feb 242020
 

A child has been taken to the hospital after being pulled from a backyard pool in Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Captain Rob McDade, a spokesperson for the Phoenix Fire Department said that the boy was pulled from a pool at a home near 40th Street and Southern Avenue. The child was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition, he said.

Source: Phoenix FD: One-year-old pulled from backyard pool remains in critical condition

Feb 232020
 

TONTO BASIN, AZ — The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who went missing northeast of Roosevelt Lake during Saturday night’s storms.

Sheriff’s office officials say they received a 9-1-1 call around 11:20 p.m. reporting a possible drowning in Cherry Creek.

Authorities say two people were canyoneering – an extreme form of hiking – when the area was hit by flash flooding.

GCSO says one person was able to hike out and get help, but the other person was swept away by flood waters.

Source: Gila County Sheriff’s Office: Hiker missing after flash flood in Tonto National Forest