CARSON (CBSLA) — A toddler who nearly drowned is back home, healthy and happy, thanks to fast actions of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.
The deputies responded to a home last Wednesday evening in the 24400 block of Marine Avenue in Carson after a frantic 911 call reported a baby drowning. Deputies Ramirez, Hylands, Carvahlo, and DeBoom were nearby when the call went out.READ MORE: Grieving Family Looking For Killer Of 22-Year-Old Alejandro Legaria Rangel In Huntington Park
The deputies ran into the home’s backyard to find family members trying to perform CPR on the girl, who was not breathing and was unresponsive, according to sheriff’s officials.READ MORE: Man Shot And Stabbed Outside Crowded Glendale Pastry Shop, Suspect On The Loose
Surveillance video shows the deputies carrying the girl to a flat, front lawn area and begin life-saving measures. After she was revived, she was taken to a hospital.MORE NEWS: Man Struck Multiple Times In Daylight Shooting In Riverside
The girl was released two days later and is expected to make a full recovery. Sheriff’s officials say the family has invited all the emergency response personnel who helped the girl to their home for a reunion.