tips to avoid pool and water dangers, collin county

A 4-year-old boy drowned in a Plano backyard pool Monday morning.

Plano Fire-Rescue responded to the 9:53 a.m. call and arrived at the Ember Court home five minutes later to find a family member performing CPR on the child.

Firefighters took over the life-saving care and transported the young boy to Children’s Medical Center Plano where he was pronounced dead.

Water safety is especially important in Texas for children under the age of 4. According to the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, drowning is the #1 cause of death for children between 1 and 4 years old. Please take note of the following tips and SHARE: 10 tips to avoid swimming-pool dangers

Colbea Smith

Colbea Smith is a young professional who grew up in Plano and loves the community she will always consider “home”. She is a proud alumna of Texas State University – Go Bobcats! – who spent most...