Lifeguard Waits An Hour For Backup Before Jumping In To Save Struggling Swimmer | The Babylon Bee

SAN FERNANDO, CA—A lifeguard at the San Fernando Community Pool reportedly refused to jump in and save a drowning child who was fighting for his life in 6 feet of water because it would constitute risking his life. The lifeguard in question, Peter Stroll, claimed to be following standard lifeguarding procedure.”

Are you kidding? I can’t save you right now. I might drown!” said Stroll as he picked up the phone to call for help. “According to the procedure, I will block all access to the pool and call for highly trained Coast Guard rescue divers to arrive.”  

Lifeguard Waits An Hour For Backup Before Jumping In To Save Struggling Swimmer | The Babylon Bee