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3-month-old nearly drowns in Polk County, officials say

Infant's condition not immediately known

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LAKELAND, Fla. – A 3-month-old baby was airlifted to a Florida hospital after nearly drowning in Polk County Friday morning, Lakeland fire officials said.

Lakeland firefighters said the infant nearly drowned in a bathtub inside a home on 1st Street around 11:20 a.m.

Fire crews quickly went to the home and began life-saving procedures on the 3-month-old before the infant was flown to Tampa Regional Hospital, officials said.

Details on the infant's condition were not immediately available. 

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