Girl, 2, Nearly Drowns In Granada Hills

GRANADA HILLS (CBS) — A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned Thursday at a residence in Granada Hills, a city fire official said.

The near-drowning was reported at 4:44 p.m.  in the 16000 block of  W. Jersey St., said Matt Spence of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Spence said the child was conscious, but listed in critical condition, when airlifted to a hospital.

It is unclear if a pool was involved.

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