ST. PETERSBURG — Police were investigating the near-drowning of two young children Monday night.
According to St. Petersburg police, emergency workers responded to a report of a double drowning at 4052 38th Ave. N around 8:30 p.m.
Rescuers found that two children, each about 1 year old, had wandered out of the house and fallen into a backyard pool. Adults found them underwater and began resuscitation efforts.
The children were taken to All Children's Hospital, where they were reported to be in good condition and without life-threatening injuries, police said.
Police said multiple families live in the residence.
An investigation remained under way late Monday night.