Update: Seven Year Old Taken To Hospital After Near Drowning

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

Updated 3:15 p.m.: A 7-year-old girl was transported to a local hospital after nearly drowning Monday afternoon.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue was dispatched just after 1:30 p.m. Monday after receiving reports of a near drowning at the River Falls Community Center on Horseshoe Lane in Potomac.

A child had been pulled unconscious from the pool, according to dispatcher information. Bystanders and a lifeguard performed CPR as medics arrived on the scene, according to Beth Ann Nesselt, spokesperson for MCFRS.

The girl was transported to a hospital in Fairfax. She was alert and her condition had improved upon arrival to the hospital, Nesselt said.

The community center representative had no comment at this time.

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