RIVERDALE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Fire Department responded to the 5200 block of Kenilworth Ave. for the report of a 4-year-old who was drowning in a pool.

According to authorities, the child was conscious and alert when the fire department got to the scene.

A bystander and the operator of the pool were able to pull the 4-year-old from the pool and perform CPR, authorities said.

The child was taken to the Children's Hospital National Medical Center.

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