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Buckeye Valley FD: Child transported to the hospital after possible drowning call

Posted at 1:49 PM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 18:17:11-04

BUCKEYE VALLEY, AZ — A child has been taken to the hospital in critical condition after a possible drowning call, according to fire officials.

A spokesperson for the Buckeye Valley Fire District told ABC15 that paramedics responded to a report of a possible drowning call on Wednesday afternoon near Old Highway 80 and 339th Avenue, which is southwest of Buckeye. An 18-month-child was flown to Phoenix Children's in critical condition, the spokesperson said.

It's unclear if the child was in a pool or somewhere else in the home at the time of the call.

No additional information was immediately available.