Baby rescued from canal in Merritt Island

Baby was flown to hospital in Orlando

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A baby was rescued from a canal in Brevard County on Wednesday, according to law enforcement.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s said when paramedics responded to the home on Plum Avenue in Merritt Island after 3 p.m., the child was breathing and responsive.

Investigators said the baby was flown to a hospital in Orlando.

Detectives were seen outside the house several hours after the 1-year-old was taken out of the water.

It’s still unclear how long the baby was in the water and the circumstances leading up to the incident.

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