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Boy expected to recover after near-drowning in pool

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Updated: 6/04/2013 7:52 pm
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- Family members found their 4-year-old boy in a backyard pool Tuesday afternoon, according to Clay County Fire Rescue.

The incident happened in the 400 block of Blairmore Blvd. West in Orange Park around 4:30 p.m.

CPR was administered at the scene by bystanders.

Rescue transported the boy by ambulance to the newly opened Baptist-Clay County medical in Fleming Island.

Action News spoke with the child's grandmother who says he is conscious and breathing on his own. They tell us he is being monitored in the hospital tonight, but is expected to recover.

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