JOPPA, Md. (WJZ) — A child is in critical condition after being rescued from a pool at a Joppa home on Memorial Day.
Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire were dispatched at 1:48 p.m. at a home along Neptune Drive when the 11-year-old was pulled from the pool, not breathing.READ MORE: Charging Documents Say Evelyn Player Died Defending Herself, Police Found Suspect Through DNA
A person on the scene called 911 and immediately the 911 call taker summoned fire and emergency medical units. The call taker then stayed on the phone and gave pre-arrival CPR instructions to the caller.
At 1:51 p.m., a JMVFC member who lives in the area arrived at the home and took over the life-saving care and started life support efforts.
A paramedic unit arrived at 1:56 p.m. and took the child to the hospital.READ MORE: Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn Player
By the time he arrived at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, the child’s heart was beating again.
He was stabilized and transferred by helicopter to the John’s Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore.
He remains in critical condition at the center.
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