Six year old saved from drowning by fast acting adults.

News 100 blueBy Staff

June 29, 2014


It was the scare of a life time.

Shortly before 5 PM, the Halton Regional Police along with fire and ambulance responded to an address on Hereford Crescent in Burlington; a 6 year old child had been pulled unconscious from a swimming pool.

Swimming pool + childrenAdults at the home performed lifesaving efforts and successfully brought the child back to consciousness; she was transported to an area hospital for further evaluation.

The 6 year old child has been treated and released from hospital.  She is in apparent good health.

This incident, police remind the public, should serve as a reminder to the community that with the arrival of hot weather and swimming comes the need for constant vigilance of young children in or near the water.


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