SCOTTSMOOR, Fla. -

Brevard County deputies say a toddler nearly drowned at a Scottsmoor day care on Thursday morning.

Deputies said the near-drowning was reported at a private day care on Huntington Avenue just before 10 a.m.

The 3-year-old was taken to Parish Medical Center and is described by deputies as alert and awake.

In the 911 call, the caller told dispatchers the child was throwing up water and "out of it."

The owner tells Local 6 the child fell into the pool and had to talk to investigators.

The Department of Children and Families is investigating.

No other details were immediately available.

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