QUEEN CREEK, ARIZONA: In a heartwarming ceremony, the Queen Creek, Arizona City Council gathered to recognize the exceptional courage of 7-year-old Cole Silva, who, in a quick and selfless act, saved his sister from 3 years. following a potentially tragic incident in their swimming pool.
Cole Silva’s heroic actions did not go unnoticed as he received a special award from the Queen Creek Police and Fire Departments during a ceremony on Wednesday evening, November 15. This recognition highlighted the importance of Cole’s rapid response, which played a crucial role in potentially saving his sister’s life in August.
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City Council Honored Cole Silva with Special Award (Town of Queen Creek, Arizona)
How Cole Silva saved his little sister’s life
According to city authorities, Cole Silva, only 7 years old, saw his younger sister accidentally fall into the backyard swimming pool. Without a second of hesitation, the little boy rushed to save his younger sister while calling for help.
A family friend, alerted by Cole Silva’s urgent cries, rushed to the scene and joined the rescue, administering CPR to the 3-year-old girl. Thanks to Cole Silva’s quick thinking and courage, the little girl was rescued from the water and by the time paramedics arrived, the 3-year-old was reportedly breathing and responding, according to the town of Queen Creek, Arizona .
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Queen Creek Council and community salute the courage of Cole Silva
At the November 15 meeting, Queen Creek Council, in conjunction with the Police (QCPD) and Fire (QCFMD) departments, took a moment to commend Cole Silva for his remarkable act of bravery.
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Queen Creek Police Chief Randy Brice said he was pleased to honor the young hero, saying, “We are proud to honor an act of bravery by a young man in our community. Cole’s heroic actions that day saved his sister’s life. We salute Cole’s initiative, courage and selflessness. »
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