[UPDATE] Child, Adults Rescued from Spy Pond
Three year old reportedly in serious condition after being taken from pond; adults also taken to hospitals.
A large hole in the snow on Spy Pond is the only evidence of a dramatic Sunday evening rescue by Arlington Police and Fire Departments of three people who fell into the water sometime after 5 p.m. behind the Spy Pond Condominiums.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. Arlington 911 received reports that a three-year-old child and two adults fell through the ice in the area of Linwood Street at Spy Pond. Firefighters arrived and immediately entered the water to rescue the victims.
Emergency service reports indicated the three-year-old was transported in serious condition to Boston's Children's Hospital. Both adults also left the scene in ambulance, being taken to Mount Auburn Hospital.
In addition, police at the scene said ambulances were also going to Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston's Fenway neighborhood.
An Arlington Police spokesman said at 6 p.m. that officers were on their way to the hospitals to interview the adults. They said additional information will be available after 8 p.m.
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