Toddler hospitalized after being pulled from south valley pool

A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being pulled out of a pool in a south valley home, the Clark County Fire Department said.

He was expected to make a full recovery, Metro Lt. W. Graham said Sunday evening.

First responders about 3:30 p.m. were called to the home near the intersection of Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Bermuda Road. They found “bystanders” providing CPR on the boy after being pulled out of a pool, the fire department said in a news release.

The child was alive, but lethargic and taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Siena Campus hospital where he was being evaluated, the fire department said.

When children are in a pool: they should be supervised by adults, the pool should have barriers, children should get swimming lessons prior to and there should be rescue tools available nearby, the fire department said.

Contact Ricardo Torres at and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.

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