The incident happened late Saturday afternoon at a home on W. Townley Avenue near Olive and 51st Avenues. Fire officials said the child's parents lost track of the girl for approximately 10 minutes before she was discovered floating in the backyard swimming pool
A total of six people were inside the home at the time of the incident, three adults and two other children.
The girl was transported to a nearby hospital where she is currently in serious condition."
Six people were in the home. It can't be said enough: drowning happens quickly, silently, and without warning. Layers of protection, including pool fencing, are the answer.