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Father rescues baby after near-drowning in Palm Harbor

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An 11-month old baby was hospitalized Wednesday after nearly drowning in a family pool.

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue officials said they were called to a home in the 3600 block of Chatham Drive.  

Officials said it appeared a door was accidentally left open at the grandparents home. The child, who was in a walker, was able to get out the door, onto a deck and into the pool.

The father rescued the child and began CPR.  When officials arrived the child was responsive and later transported to an area hospital.

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