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TFD responds to near drowning of 10-month-old in midtown

Posted at 6:16 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 23:46:00-05

Members of the Tucson Fire Department responded to a near drowning of a 10-month-old girl Tuesday afternoon.

At 4:30 p.m. units responded to the 5900 block of East 35th Street and were met in the front yard with the 10-month-old. 

Paramedics quickly loaded the girl into the ambulance and transported her to the hospital. 

Capt. Andrew Skaggs, a spokesman for the department, said it is not known how the child was exposed to the water or how long she was exposed for. 

Sgt. Kimberly Bay, a spokeswoman for the Tucson Police Department, said that detectives are investigating the incident. 

Bay said the girl was found in a pool. 

The girl's condition is not known at this time. 

TFD provided the following the safety message as this is the second near drowning in less than a month: