NEWTON (CBS) — Lifeguards revived an 8-year-old boy who was pulled from a pool in Newton on Tuesday afternoon.
The child was swimming at the Fessenden School, which is home to a summer camp.
Firefighters said he “nearly drowned” but lifeguards were able to perform CPR.
Police and paramedics arrived and brought the boy to Newton-Wellesley Hospital, where he was fully conscious and alert.
“The lifeguards and aquatics staff, nurses, and all staff responded swiftly and appropriately,” camp director Rusty Paine said in a statement. “The parents of the child were contacted. They are with their child now who is resting comfortably.”