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1 year-old child recovering from morning near-drowning incident

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A 1 year-old is recovering at a hospital after a father found his child in a family pool near 42nd St & Shea Blvd. Friday morning.

The father pulled the child, who was in a walker, out of the pool and ran to a neighbors house to a call paramedics.

The father described the child as blue in color and not breathing. CPR was started and rescue crews rushed the child to a local hospital where the child is expected to survive.

Capt. Ruben Saavedra with Phoenix Fire said that while a fence was in place the latching device may have failed.

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