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August 26, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Girl, 6, nearly drowns in pool

Seattle Fire Department medics took a 6-year-old girl to Seattle Children’s Hospital after she nearly drowned in the deep end of a swimming pool located at 2000 Westlake Ave. this morning. The girl was reported in stable condition.

According to the Fire Department, firefighters and paramedics were called about 9:30 a.m. when the girl was out of the water and the staff were performing CPR on her.  When firefighters arrived, the girl was breathing and alert and had a good pulse.

The incident occurred at Safe N Sound Swimming, which offers lessons and classes in an indoor swimming pool below the China Harbor restaurant.

It’s not known how long the girl was under water.

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