1-Year-Old Child Hospitalized After Near-Drowning in Margate

A 1-year-old child was in critical condition after she was rescued from a backyard pool Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014  |  Updated 7:28 PM EDT
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A 1-year-old child was in critical condition after she was rescued from a backyard pool Wednesday. NBC 6's Willard Shepard reports.

A 1-year-old child was in critical condition after she was rescued from a backyard pool Wednesday. NBC 6's Willard Shepard reports.

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A 1-year-old child was in critical condition after she was rescued from a backyard pool Wednesday.

The incident happened at a home in the 6100 block of Southgate Boulevard, Margate Fire officials said. The child's grandmother said it was the child's mother who found her and pulled her out of the pool. The


Police arrived and performed CPR until firefighters responded and continued to perform CPR on the child, officials said. The child was taken to Northwest Medical Center.

The circumstances of the incident are under investigation.

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