By CBSBoston.com Staff

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – A three-year-old boy was pulled from a Plymouth pond by an off-duty firefighter and off-duty police officer Thursday evening and rushed to the hospital.

It happened at about 7:15 p.m. during Family Night at Camp Clark on Hedges Pond. The boy had a life vest on but was found face down in the water.

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The firefighter and officer, along with their wives, who are both nurses, began rescue breathing. The child was responsive but was having trouble breathing.

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He was rushed to a Plymouth hospital and then to Boston Children’s Hospital on a medical rescue helicopter.

“Our collective thoughts and prayers go out to the child’s family,” Plymouth Fire Chief Edward Bradley said.

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No other information has been released.

CBSBoston.com Staff