Chief James M. Spinney
2 Olde North Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Chelmsford Police and Fire Respond to Report of Child Pulled from Pool in Semi-Conscious State
CHELMSFORD — Police Chief James M. Spinney reports that the Chelmsford Police and Fire Departments responded today for a report of a child pulled from a swimming pool.
Multiple police units, fire firefighters, and EMS responded at 2:37 p.m. to a Gorham Street residence after adults on scene, including at least one parent, noticed the boy had drifted under the water and pulled him out. When rescuers arrived, the child was in a semi-conscious state and breathing on his own.
Medical personnel made the decision to transport the child via medical helicopter to a Boston hospital.
This is a breaking news update. Additional information will be released when it becomes available.