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Rural/Metro responds to 2-year-old near drowning

Rural/Metro responds to 2-year-old near drowning

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Oct 6, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Rural/Metro responded to the north east side Sunday after reports of a near drowning.

Officials with Rural/Metro tell KGUN9 that a 2-year-old child was taken to the hospital.

Deputy Tracy Suitt with the Pima County Sheriff's Department says the child fell into the pool at a family friend's house.

Rural/Metro crews were able to get the child breathing when they arrived on scene, before the child was taken to a hospital.

The incident happened in the 4300 block of north Camino Vinorama, near River and Craycroft roads.

No word yet on the condition of the child. KGUN9 will update this story as information becomes available.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.