WOODCREST: Toddler nearly drowns in pool

WOODCREST – Quick action by a toddler’s father may have saved his life in the unincorporated Woodcrest area near Riverside, authorities said Monday.

Firefighters were called at 7:09 p.m. Sunday to a home in the 14000 block of Dove Canyon Drive, said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department. The toddler had fallen into a pool.

“Rescue breaths were performed on scene by the father,” Newman said.

“The toddler was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital in stable


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