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Adult drownings in the Valley hit all time high this year

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In the U.S. adult drownings are more common than those of children. In Maricopa and Pinal County this year the rate is more than double with 28 adult deaths compared to 12 children. Cronkite News reporter William Melugin talks to Mesa Fire Department officials about tips to prevent adult drowning.

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What are some tips to prevent adult drowning?

Forrest Smith, Capt. Mesa Fire Department

What should one do if a drowning incident occurs?

Matt Crandall, Capt. Paramedic Mesa Fire Department