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Children Kept Drowning Woman Afloat

Village EMS say the children were not able to lift the woman from the pool.

The  responded to the estate section of the village at noon on Sunday to find a woman being kept afloat by children who were at the house.

The children were unable to pull the woman, who was drowning, from the pool, according to the village's emergency service department.

 Capt. Chris Brenner said the two children, who were about ten and twelve years old did a "valiant job" keeping the woman, afloat. 

"Everyone worked together to save this woman. It was a excellent group effort," said Brenner. 

Brenner said the woman began to drown after she hit her head. She is believed to be the children's nanny. 

Police EMT and firefighters were able to remove the woman from the pool with the assistance of Southampton Village Police. She was treated and transported to . 

Mrs. Sea August 06, 2012 at 05:44 PM
How scary for these children--but they are heroes in my book.
David D'Agostino August 06, 2012 at 05:55 PM
Nice work, kids!
Jaguar-Guy August 06, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Yes, "Valiant Job" kids.
Ralebird August 06, 2012 at 08:04 PM
Good job. Great story!
Ralebird August 06, 2012 at 08:09 PM
But maybe the abbreviated story title in the comments section on page one could be better
rita August 07, 2012 at 02:01 AM
What smart quick thinking kids; the nanny was very lucky.
JRFRAH August 08, 2012 at 02:37 AM
They Did an outstanding Job! One of them holding her head above water,One of them Calling 911 to get first responders there, and meeting us down at the front gate to give us a code to open the gate!!!!!!!! I applaud them. She is lucky. She was in good hands all along!!!!!!!!!!

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