Six-year-old Twins Honored by FCPD for Rescuing Drowning Child

Local six-year-old twins were recognized this week by the Fairfax County Police Department for their heroism last summer.

The twins, Ethan and Ella, rescued a child who sank to the bottom of a pool at a house party in Reston.

FCPD said the siblings swam to the bottom and brought the child to the surface “without hesitation.” Parents began CPR on the child, who was blue and unresponsive.

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department took over and the child was resuscitated.

The police department presented the twins with a certificate of appreciation for their heroic actions.

“The twins began swimming at three years old. Their talent and determination faced the ultimate test and they succeeded,” FCPD said.

Photo via FCPD

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