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Toddlers rescued from drowning in backyard pool

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The scene outside a home in Somerville where two toddlers were found lying face down in a pool. .  Photo courtesy WAAY-TV The scene outside a home in Somerville where two toddlers were found lying face down in a pool. . Photo courtesy WAAY-TV
Morgan County, AL -

Two Morgan County toddlers were saved from drowning by rescue crews Monday after the babysitters found them lying face down in a family pool.

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin says deputies responded to the call on Callie Private Drive in Somerville around 5 p.m.  According to reports, two babysitters pulled the toddlers from the pool and waited for rescue crews to arrive.

Neither child was responsive when authorities arrived. Franklin says the two could have been in the pool anywhere from one to 30 minutes.

Both were taken to a hospital in Decatur before being transferred to Huntsville Hospital.

It is believed that the toddlers went out the back door and fell in the pool.

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