OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Crews with the Osceola County Fire Rescue and EMS have responded to 50 child drowning calls in 2021.
Officials said this is outpacing their usual number of responses.
Firefighters were dispatched to Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club around 4 p.m. Tuesday to rescue a child, according to Osceola County Fire Rescue and EMS.
Crews said the child was conscious and was transported to the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
Firefighters want parents to remember the following pool safety tips:
- Watch children in the pool area
- Use barriers around the pool
- Have kids take swim lessons and pool safety lessons
- Parents may want to get CPR training