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Emergency crews respond to reported drowning involving child in Oroville

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OROVILLE, Calif. - Emergency crews responded to reports of a possible drowning involving a child south of Oroville Thursday evening.

Deputies from the Butte County Sheriff's Office, paramedics, and crews from CAL FIRE Butte Unit responded to the 700 block of Dunstone Drive after receiving reports of a young child that was drowning.

Once on scene, authorities say that firefighters and paramedics performed CPR on the child until they were able to get the child in a condition good enough to transport.

The child was transported via ambulance to a local hospital.

The drowning reportedly took place at a residence. No details have been released as to the cause of the drowning.

The family is cooperating with law enforcement.

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