3-Year-Old Saved After Falling Into Pool Filtration System
Firefighters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, saved a 3-year-old who fell into a pool and wedged his torso in the filtration system.By Lexie Hammesfahr | September 7, 2015
One trip to the pool turned into a scary situation Saturday when a 3-year-old boy fell into a pool's skimming system in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.
Skimming systems filter debris from pool water. There's usually an access point to the skimmer around the edge of a pool. (Video via Clean Pool & Spa)
The boy got his lower torso wedged in the system, and his family used dish soap to try to help him slide out.