(CNS) - A pre-teen girl nearly drowned in a pool in an unincorporated area south of Desert Hot Springs Saturday, authorities said.
Firefighters were called at about 4:30 p.m. to the 70800 block of Dillon Road, said Mark Annas of the Riverside County Fire Department.
``Bystanders pulled the child out of the pool and administered CPR prior to firefighter arrival,'' he said.
The girl was in critical condition when she was taken to a hospital, Annas said.
An update on her condition was not immediately available.