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Near drowning avoided at Floresville pool




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WCN Correspondent
June 26, 2012, 6:39pm
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The life of a young girl was saved this afternoon, thanks to the quick action of the lifeguards at the Floresville City Pool.

Lt. Jesse Evins of the Floresville Police Department said a call came in at about 4 p.m. stating a child was unresponsive after being pulled from the water by lifeguards.

“The lifeguards observed the juvenile to be unresponsive,” Evins said. “They pulled her from the water and began cardiopulmonary resuscitation. At that point, she became responsive and began coughing up water."

She was then transported by EMS to the hospital.
 

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Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
June 28, 2012 9:01am
 
In case you hadn't noticed, the city is running the pool understaffed. There are 3 chairs, but usually only 2 lifeguards in them.

 
LaLa Land  
Floresville, TX  
June 27, 2012 9:09am
 
Thanks be to God for the child's safety. But, yes, my first thought was why did they not see the child right away if the child was struggling? Hopefully they are investigating....

 
sumbeach  
wilson county  
June 27, 2012 8:21am
 
How in the heck did the child get to the condition of "unresponsive"??? "coughing up water" would indicate the child ingested a certain amount of water; as someone who was a lifegaurd and water safety ... More ›

 
Lia C Flores  
Floresville, TX  
June 26, 2012 9:27pm
 
Thanks to those that saved her life. Her family is forever grateful.

 
Voice of the people  
Poth, to  
June 26, 2012 8:55pm
 
thank god for cool headed people.........

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
June 26, 2012 6:46pm
 
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