2 children nearly drown in the Triangle on Saturday, officials say

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Emergency crews in Raleigh and Durham were called to two separate near-drowning incidents involving children on Saturday, officials said.

The first happened just before 6 p.m. at Clairmont at Hillandale Apartments in Durham.

A 10-year-old boy went under water in a pool at the apartment complex and almost drowned, officials say.

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EMS responded to the scene after a drowning call, and when they got there, they immediately began tending to the boy.

Crews on the scene say the boy was pulled out of the water with a pulse, and is now in stable condition.

It is unclear how long the boy was under water.

The next incident happened in the 4100 block of Wake Hills Lane shortly after 8 p.m. in Raleigh.

Officials say rescue workers got to the scene and pulled a child, believed to be under 5-years-old, from the water and rushed them to a local hospital for treatment.

The child is expected to make a full recovery.
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