18-month-old airlifted to hospital after nearly drowning in Buckeye

BUCKEYE, Ariz. - Buckeye firefighters have responded to a near-drowning near Miller and Lower Buckeye roads Friday night.

The 18-month-old child had vital signs when airlifted to Phoenix Children's Hospital, crews said. They said they could not further comment on the child's condition because of privacy laws.

Firefighters have not said how the child ended up in the water, but they said a preliminary investigation appears to reveal the incident was accidental.

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