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Young girl in critical condition after near-drowning at Paradise Point Park

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RIDGEFIELD, WA (KPTV) -

A young girl is currently in critical condition after a near-drowning at Paradise Point Park Saturday.

Clark County Fire & Rescue Chief Tim Dawdy said they responded around 2 p.m. to the report of a young girl, between 4-5 years old, under water at Paradise Point Park in Ridgefield.

Dawdy said people nearby were able to pull the girl out and started CPR. Firefighters took over once they arrived.

The girl was taken to PeaceHealth in Vancouver where she is currently listed in critical condition.

Dawdy said a lifejacket loaner program was on site. Clark Co. Fire & Rescue urges people to use those lifejackets.

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