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3-year-old taken to hospital after being pulled from pool in west Phoenix

Posted at 7:07 AM, Jul 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-16 17:55:31-04

PHOENIX — A 3-year-old is recovering after being pulled from a pool in west Phoenix Friday night.

Phoenix Fire department was dispatched to the scene near 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 10:45 p.m. for a report of a drowning.

Fire officials say when first responders arrived, CPR was being performed on the young girl.

Family members told emergency officials that the girl was in the pool "for a few seconds."

The girl was breathing on her own prior to being taken to the hospital.

Phoenix Fire officials say the girl was in "critical" condition at the time.

It is unknown if the pool was fenced.