Toddler in distress pulled from Plantation hotel pool

PLANTATION, FLA. (WSVN) - Good Samaritans at a South Florida hotel came to the rescue of a 3-year-old boy after, officials said, he was seen struggling in a swimming pool, Friday evening.

According to Plantation Fire Rescue, the victim was in the pool at the Staybridge Suites, near Northwest 84th Avenue and Park Center Place in Plantation, when he fell into the pool.

Witnesses said it was another child who jumped in and pulled the victim from the water. Hotel guests then began performing CPR.

The victim was breathing with a pulse when fire rescue arrived at the scene.

He was taken to Plantation General Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition. He is expected to be OK.

In a tweet, Plantation Fire officials said the incident serves as a reminder to always supervise children near any body of water.


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