UPDATE: Philippi Police, EMS Respond to City Pool Water Rescue
Barbour County 911 said it dispatched crews to the Philippi City Pool following reports of a drowning around 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Officials confirmed that a child was involved and that HealthNet was at the scene just before 3 p.m. Police and witnesses said the child was rescued from the water and was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital as a precaution. On Friday, the child was no longer hospitalized at Ruby Memorial Hospital and was able to return home.
Barbour County EMS and Philippi City Police responded to the scene.
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