First responders assigned to fire rescue boy from drowning

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By KOVR Staff

Click present for updates connected this story (KOVR) — A radical of archetypal responders helping successful the Dixie Fire jumped into enactment to forestall a antithetic benignant of tragedy.

On Sunday, the Cal Fire’s Butte Unit posted a video detailing the harrowing incident. Parademics from respective departments were staying astatine a edifice successful Redding erstwhile they heard a parent screaming. They rapidly recovered the woman’s 10-year-old lad partially unresponsive successful the hotel’s pool.

The archetypal responders jumped the obstruction and began CPR.

One of the paramedics said the lad had h2o successful his lungs and had nary pulse erstwhile they got to him.

“We cognize what that means, it’s clip to work,” said different paramedic, who appears to beryllium from the Oakland Fire Department.

The lad began breathing again and was taken to the hospital.

As of Sunday, Dixie Fire has present burned astir 200,000 acres successful Butte and Plumas counties. It merged with different wildfire implicit the play – creating 1 monolithic fire.

Containment is astatine conscionable 21 percent.

Many of the crews person assigned to the Dixie Fire conscionable returned from Oregon, wherever the Bootleg Fire has already scorched much than 400,000 acres

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