Baby girl in critical condition after being pulled from pool in Burlington

TORONTO — A one-year-old girl is in critical condition after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool in Burlington Sunday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a residence on Kevin Crescent in the area of Headon Road and Upper Middle Road around 1:45 p.m. for reports of drowning.

When officers arrived, they located the child in the pool and life-saving measures were performed.

The girl was rushed to the hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

Halton police say it is unknown at this time how long the child was in the pool.

“An investigation at the scene continues in an effort to determine the circumstances,” police said in a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Duty Staff Sergeant at Burlington Police Station on 905-825-4747 ext: 2310.

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