CORNVILLE — A 2-year-old is in critical condition after being found unresponsive in a farm pond.
The Somerset Regional Communications Center received a call to 85 James Road just before 3 p.m. Tuesday.
According to Maine Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Shannon Moss, Skowhegan Fire Chief Shawn Howard was first on scene and performed CPR on the child.
Moss said the child was taken to Redington Fairview General Hospital, then flown by LifeFlight to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, where he remains in critical condition.
The child remains in the hospital at this time, according to Moss.
The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police troopers, state game wardens and forest rangers, and the Maine State Police’s Major Crime Unit responded to the incident.
Officials said it appears to be a tragic accident.