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Man found in pool after heart attack, now fighting for his life

Emergency crews were called to a home on Riverside Drive, where they resuscitated a man and rushed him to hospital.
(jason White/1310 NEWS)

A man in his 30's is in critical condition following an incident in the backyard of a home on Riverside Drive.

The Ottawa Paramedic Service was called just after 10 a.m. Monday, to a home where a man was found face-down in a residential pool.

Paramedics and Ottawa firefighters rescued the man from the pool, and have since reported that the man was in cardiac arrest.

The patient was resuscitated and taken to hospital. 

His condition described as "critical" and  "life-threatening." 

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