Fourth Toddler Drowns in Just One Month, Three in Residential Pools
HUDSON – For the fourth time is just one month, four toddlers under the age of 2 have died from drowning incidents at or near their homes.
Around noon today, Fire Rescue responded to 9022 Irondale Lane, after receiving reports that a 2-year-old child was found unresponsive in a pool.
The Child was transported to a local trauma center for treatment, but despite life-saving measures the child passed away.
The investigation is ongoing, but officials say it appears to be just a tragic accident.
On March 11th a 2-year-old little girl died after she was found floating in a lake on Willow Drive in Port Richey. CLICK FOR FULL STORY On March 29tha toddler drowned in a swimming pool at a residence on Falmouth Court. CLICK FOR FULL STORY And then again on March 31st a toddler died after falling into a pool on Springland Drive in Holiday. CLICK FOR FULL STORY
Pasco officials posted the following on their Facebook Page today:
It may not be summer yet, but as the temperatures start to warm up here in Florida we want to remind everyone of some important water safety tips!
-Stay close, be alert and watch children when they are in or around the pool.
-Learn how to swim and teach your children how to swim.
-Learn to perform CPR on children and adults, and update those skills regularly.
-Have appropriate equipment for your pool or spa.
To learn more water safety tips visit the National Water Safety Month at http://ow.ly/sngF30jroku.
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