Off-Duty Paramedic Revives Drowning Girl in Ohio

Off-Duty Paramedic Revives Drowning Girl in Ohio

News Feb 23, 2013

A paramedic staying at a hotel in Butler Township, Ohio revived a girl found under water in the pool Friday night.

The paramedic -- who requested he not be identified by name -- performed rescue breaths on the 8-year-old, likely saving her life, according to WHIO-TV.

The girl was left unattended and was eventually found by other hotel guests.

Police and fire personnel responded to Drury Inn & Suites North at 6616 Miller Lane around 8:20 p.m. after receiving reports of a drowning.

Butler Township Police Sgt. Todd Stanley told the news station that thanks to the actions of the paramedic, the girl was conscious and alert when crews arrived.

The girl was transported to Children’s Medical Center of Dayton for treatment.

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