Lifeguard revives 7-year-old camper at Scarborough pond

Posted July 13, 2012, at 11:27 a.m.

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A 7-year-old boy pulled from a pond at a campground and revived by a lifeguard is in the hospital in serious condition.

Police Chief Robert Moulton says officers were called to Wassamki Springs Campground at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday in response to a report that a child had drowned.

Police say witnesses pulled the child from the pond and a lifeguard gave him CPR, reviving him.

The Portland Press Herald reports that the boy had been swimming with a group of day campers from Cape Elizabeth. He and the lifeguard have not been identified.