06 - 14 - 2013 Lifeguards rescue man suffering a heart attack from pool
Todd Roth, aquatics supervisor for Centre Region Parks & Recreation, confirmed Thursday afternoon that a man was rescued from Welch Community Swimming Pool at about noon Wednesday. He said the victim had a heart attack while swimming laps and was rescued by three on-duty lifeguards. âThey certainly did us proud and did everything they were trained to do,â Roth said of the lifeguards. âThis is something they are trained, ready and prepared for.â No other information on the victim could be released.