Boy nearly drowns in swimming pool

DOWNEY - A 5-year-old boy is recovering in a hospital after nearly drowning in a residential pool Sunday.Firefighters were dispatched to the 9600 block of Parrot Avenue at about 3:53 p.m. Engine 63 arrived within two minutes to find a 5-year-old boy who had been rescued out of a home's swimming pool. Paramedics from Squad 641 performed advanced life-saving measures and transported him to Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach.

********** Published: May 24, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 06