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Boy fights for life after being found in P.V. pool

August 24, 2009

A 3-year-old boy is in extremely critical condition after he was discovered in a Paradise Valley pool Sunday evening.

Shortly after 6 p.m., firefighters and paramedics were called out to a home in the 6200 block of East Quartz Mountain Road, near Scottsdale and Double Tree Ranch roads, according to Captain Hugh Chase of the Phoenix Fire Department.

Chase said the 3-year-old victim had been found in the pool, however, it is unknown how long he had been in the water.

He was transported to a Scottsdale hospital.

Initially, the Phoenix Fire Department told ABC15 News that the boy was not breathing and had no pulse. However, shortly before 8 p.m. it was reported that the boy was still alive, but in extremely critical condition.

No other details have been released.

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Copyright 2009 The E.W. Scripps Co.

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