Young girl rescued from pool given CPR

A young girl who was rescued from a pool received CPR. The ambulance technicians were called to a pool at a private residence on Chevremont Blvd. in Ile Bizard to treat a young girl who was found unconscious.

Watery ordeal

The girl was believed to be either four or five years old. She was treated at the scene according to Bob Lamle, a division chief with Urgences Sante. The mother was also transported to the hospital to be treated for shock.

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Andre Leclerc, a spokesperson for the Montreal police which assisted in the operation stated that the girl was taken to a hospital after receiving CPR on the scene. The girl’s heart is beating and she is breathing on her own, but she remains under observation. The incident was the first reported to the emergency services around 3:30 PM.

The incident remains under investigation but it seemed to be an accident.

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Learn how to help by enrolling in a class on first aid and CPR and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-for-children

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

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