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Two toddlers found in pool hospitalized in good condition

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.

Two toddlers found in pool hospitalized in good condition 10/15/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:02am]
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