Near drowning of 14-month-old girl in Sahuarita

Near drowning of 14-month-old girl in Sahuarita

CREATED May 24, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

SAHUARITA, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A 14-month-old girl was transported to a local hospital after her family found her unresponsive in the bathtub.

Grant Cesarek with Rural Metro tells KGUN9 the near drowning occurred at the 13800 block of South Camino Linio in Sahuarita.

The family of the 14-month-old found her in the bathtub and she was not breathing.

CPR was administered by trained family members prior to the arrival of firefighters.

The girl was transported to UAMC for further care and evaluation.

Rural Metro would like to stress the importance of the ABC's of Water Safety. Adult Supervision, Barriers around the water and Classes-CPR and Swim Classes.