4 deputies possibly exposed to fentanyl in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Four deputies were exposed to what is believed to be fentanyl, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.


At about 9:15 a.m., deputies were investigating a suspicious vehicle at the BP gas station in the 16000 block of East Colonial Drive.

While searching the vehicle, deputies said they found suspected narcotics and other paraphernalia.

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During the search, three of the deputies became dizzy, and gave themselves Narcan as a precautionary measure.

None of the deputies lost consciousness or appeared to suffer any serious effects during the exposure, the sheriff’s office said.

All four deputies were taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure and for decontamination.

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They are all doing well.

Deputies said two people in the car were arrested on felony drug charges.

See a map of the scene below.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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