Sheriff: 4 Orange County deputies possibly exposed to fentanyl

Four Orange County deputies were treated for possible fentanyl exposure, the sheriff's office said Tuesday.

The deputies were investigating a suspicious vehicle at the BP gas station on E. Colonial Drive around 9:15 a.m. when they were exposed to what investigators believed was fentanyl. 

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"While searching the vehicle and the two occupants, deputies located suspected narcotics and other paraphernalia. During the search, three of the deputies became dizzy, and deployed Narcan on themselves as a precautionary measure," the sheriff's office said in a news release. 

None of the deputies lost consciousness or appeared to suffer any serious effects during the exposure. The four deputies were taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure and for decontamination. The two people in the car were arrested on felony drug charges.

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The deputies are believed to be doing well.

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