The National Drowning Prevention Alliance is now accepting applications to speak/present at the 2016 NDPA Educational Conference in Mesa, Arizona March 29-April 1, 2016.
As the temperatures rise, so is the number of near-drownings.There were at least four near-drownings reported in the Phoenix area this weekend.Phoenix and Glendale fire departments responded to a report of a drowning near Cactus and 35th Avenue early Saturday afternoon.Emergency crews found a 14-month-old boy awake and breathing but with an “altered mental status,” Capt. Benjamin Santillan of the Phoenix Fire Department said.
Fire crews from Phoenix and Glendale took a toddler to the hospital Saturday after the child was found in a family pool.
Capt. Benjamin Santillan said crews responded at 12:40 p.m. to a home in the 39th Avenue and Cactus Road.
We have yet another reminder about the dangers involving young children around water.
Two separate incidents occurred today where kids had to be rushed to the hospital after they nearly drowned. Thankfully, both of those children are expected to be okay, but fire officials are not taking any chances, especially as the valley begins to heat up.
Fox 10’s Jessica Flores has more on today’s near-drownings and what officials want parents and adults to learn from all of this.
A Gilbert fire official says bystanders performed CPR on a young boy pulled from a community pool by his cousin, reviving the child by the time firefighters arrived.
The official said the call was received around 4:10 p.m. Saturday from the pool inside an apartment complex near San Tan Village Parkway and Ray Road.
A 2 1/2-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he nearly drowned at a Mesa home Friday afternoon.
Mesa Fire Department officials said the boy was in the water for about four minutes at the time paramedics responded to the call, near 40th Street and Brown Road.
A 4-year-old boy is recovering after being pulled from a Scottsdale pool Sunday.
The incident happened around noon at a house near Shea and North Palisades boulevards.
Scottsdale fire crews say when they arrived on scene, they found the boy out of the water awake and crying.
A 2-year-old boy has died days after being found unresponsive in the bathtub of his family’s home.
El Mirage police announced the child’s death Wednesday but didn’t release his name.
Police officers responded to a drowning call at the boy’s home in the 14800 block of N. Tonya Circle on Saturday.
A 2-year-old was transported to a hospital after a drowning call in El Mirage, a spokesman for the El Mirage Police Department said.
Authorities say the bodies of two men have been found in a canal near Gila Bend.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say they were contacted Friday by the Mexican Consulate asking for help.
Consulate officials say they received a phone call from a man who indicated he was traveling with two other men through the Arizona desert.