Authorities order closure of 'Spa Castle' in Queens, where young girl nearly drowned

This is the pool inside Spa Castle where a 6-year-old girl nearly drowned after her hair got stuck in a vent. (Stacey Sager)

Authorities are ordering the closure of the pools at a spa in Queens where a young girl nearly drowned.

The Health Department says its investigation of Spa Castle in College Point found it was not following safety standards.

Ten days ago, a 6-year-old girl got her hair caught, possibly in the drain of a shallow pool, and went underwater.

She was pulled out, and revived.
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