Listen Live
Majic 102.3/92.7 Featured Video
Business people, applause for success or audience at a seminar or workshop in conference event. Happy, men clapping or group of women in crowd in convention for team training or presentation goals

Source: Jacob Wackerhausen / Getty

Five staff members of Prince George’s County’s Department of Parks and Recreation were honored with Lifesaving Awards on Wednesday evening by the Prince George’s County Fire Chief. They demonstrated remarkable courage and swift action when they rescued a 7-year-old who was drowning in a pool in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Also See: Personal Chef of The Obamas Drowns Near Their Martha’s Vineyard Home

At a press conference held on Wednesday, accolades were bestowed upon Jalen DaSilva, Jordan Everhardt, and Caleb Guzman, all of whom were employed as lifeguards at Hamilton Splash Park at the time of the incident in June.

Text “DCnews” to 52140 For Local & National News Sent Directly To You!

In a moment of crisis, when a child was retrieved from the water unconscious and not breathing, Jalen, Jordan, Caleb, and two other county employees leaped into action at the pool. They promptly initiated CPR on the child, as reported by Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Public Information Director Alan Doubleday.

Also See: 2 Adults In Critical Condition After Nearly Drowning In NE, DC Pool

With their combined efforts, including the use of an AED machine, the child began breathing again within a few minutes. Their quick and effective response undoubtedly saved a life that day.

source: The DMV Daily


5 PG County Employees Awarded For Saving Drowning Child  was originally published on