Bystander rescues boy from drowning in Fern Creek pool, officials say

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A fast-acting bystander saved a boy from drowning Tuesday night in Fern Creek.

Jefferson County Fire crews responded to the 6000 block of Big Ben Drive around 5:40 p.m. to find the boy outside of a pool, conscious and alert on the ground. Jefferson County Fire PIO Jordan Yuodis said a bystander saw the boy in the pool and administered CPR, rescuing him.

The boy was transported to North Children's Hospital, and he's expected to survive.

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