LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A close call in Henderson on Wednesday after first responders found a young child in a swimming pool.

It happened just before 5 p.m. in the 200 block of East Desert Rose when police received the call of an incident involving a juvenile found in a pool.

When officers arrived, they said they found the young child breathing and was then taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.

No other information was released by the police.

Pool safety tips

  • Barriers and covers that prevent access to pool
  • Teaching kids how to swim
  • Adult supervision at all times near a pool
  • Installing devices that notify adults if a child is near a pool