Girl rescued from Lakewood apartment pool, hospitalized in critical condition

A 7-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition Monday night after she was found at the bottom of a pool.

West Pierce Fire & Rescue said in a news release that firefighters responded to a call at 7:20 p.m. at the Legacy Park Apartments on 92nd Street South in Lakewood. They arrived within a few minutes and found another person performing CPR on the girl. The girl was then transported to Mary Bridge Hospital in Tacoma.

The pool was crowded on a warm evening, according to the release. It was not known if the girl could swim. Further details were not provided.

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