“Fortunately, the home is very close to our Fire Station 7. In this case, we were able to get there very quickly. The first few minutes in a drowning is critical,” Lakeland Fire spokeswoman Janel Vasallo said of the rescue of a 3-year-old in the Steeplechase community.

Source: The Ledger

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