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LISTEN: Danbury boy calls 911 to help save baby sister's life

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A 9-year-old boy from Danbury is being credited for helping to save his baby sister's life.

The boy called 911 and relayed life-saving instructions to his mother while she tried to save her baby's life.

Dispatcher: I want to know if she's breathing. OK?  I know this is very scary but I just need to know if she's breathing. Can you hear her breathing?

Boy:  Yes.

Dispatcher: She is breathing?

Boy: Yes.

Dispatcher: The baby's breathing now?

Boy: Yes, she's breathing.

First responders arrived at the home just moments later.

The incident happened over the weekend and the Danbury Fire Department posted the call on its Facebook page.

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