Chico overdose: One dead and 12 in hospital after 'mass drug overdose'

Mass overdose in fentanyl

O'Brien says, "It's not a danger to the public at this time, but i do want to emphasize that but certainly in the processing of that scene we need to do that very carefully, because it definitely is a hazmat site at this point".

The overdose was reported to authorities around at 9:12 a.m. Saturday morning, January 12, CNN affiliate KHSL-TV reported.

"It was a large mass casualty incident for us", Chico Fire Department Chief Steve Standridge told the Mercury News.

A "mass overdose" in a California home Saturday morning left one person dead and another 12 hospitalized after police say the victims may have ingested fentanyl, a powerful opioid.

Police say they found more than a dozen suspected overdose victims in a Chico, California, home Saturday. The victims-aged between 19 and 30-all seemed to know each other, according to police.

One man has died and four are in critical condition following apparent drug overdoses at a house in Chico, the Enterprise-Record newspaper reports. Responding officers performed CPR at the scene and provided six victims with doses of naloxone, medicine that can treat narcotic overdoses in emergency situations. They were also treated at the hospital, the chief said, adding they were released and are in good condition. The drug has been blamed for a wave of overdose deaths across the nation.

Did The Sopranos Kill Tony Soprano in the Series Finale?
As for what actually happened, Winter notes, "Maybe it happened that night and maybe it doesn't, but it doesn't really matter". I started thinking about those events and organized crime, and I just got interested in mixing those two elements.

"Every indication is that this mass overdose incident was caused from the ingestion of some form of fentanyl in combination with another substance".

The drugs are "extraordinarily unsafe", O'Brien noted, saying that even small amounts can be life-threatening, according to the Bee.

According to The Bee, O'Brien says Chico officers began carrying naloxone (the only anti-dote to a fentanyl overdose) in 2018 but, until recently, it has been used to reverse heroin overdoses.

Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien got a 911 call from inside the home in the 1100 block of Santana Court, pictured above.

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 80-to-100 times stronger than morphine, according to the US
Drug Enforcement Administration.

More than 71,500 Americans have died of a drug overdose in 2017, according to data released the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Related News:



Most liked

Boston Celtics: Paul Pierce makes Kyrie Irving trade claim
Boston's players and coach Brad Stevens have been forthcoming this year: they are not as good as they think they are. These are a lot of things that I don't think that some of my teammates have faced of just every single day.

White House Requested Military Options to Attack Iran, Rattling Officials
The request came after mortars were launched by militants, affiliated with Iran, towards the United States embassy in Baghdad. The request generated concern at the Pentagon and State Department, current and former US officials told the newspaper.

Fulton's Brian Dozier, Nationals agree to $9M, 1-year deal
The Washington Nationals are certainly hoping to see a rebound from Dozier from what was a down year for the 31-year-old. He is a career.246 hitter with 172 homers since 2012.

Giannis Antetokounmpo grabs career-high 21 rebounds, Bucks beat Rockets
Coach Mike D'Antoni credited Milwaukee's big defensive duo of Brook Lopez and Antetokounmpo for making things tough on Capela. I don't know if I'm there yet, but I'm going to do whatever it takes to get there, because that's what I want to be".

DeSantis nominates Judge Barbara Lagoa to Florida Supreme Court
Because of Lagoa's family's history, "she understands that, in Cuba, the rule of law doesn't mean anything", DeSantis said. Ron DeSantis has chosen a female Cuban-American appellate judge as his first pick for the Florida Supreme Court.

China Talks Wrap Up
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.5 percent to 24,001.92 and the Nasdaq composite was up 0.4 percent at 6,986.07. The market gained 512.56 points or 3.55 per cent for the week, its best run since October 2015.

Red Sox's Mookie Betts, Mets' Jacob deGrom avoid arbitration
Nine Boston players remained set to swap proposed arbitration salaries on Friday, including AL MVP Mookie Betts . Before the 2017 season, Betts' contract was renewed.

Duke vs. Florida State live stream
The Blue Devils then got the ball back after it went out of bounds with 2.8 seconds left, and Reddish hit the game-winner. Through the first half, the Blue Devils uncharacteristically struggled to finish in the paint.

Broken Hubble telescope camera may get reboot
They believe the quasar can provide an insight into galaxies' birth, when the universe was about a billion years old. WFC3 was installed on the telescope almost a decade ago during the space shuttle fleet's final servicing mission.

Indianapolis Colts 13-31 Kansas City Chiefs: AFC divisional playoff
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Najee Goode (52) blocks a punt by Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt in the first half of Saturday's AFC divisional round game.

The Redmi Note 7 is now the most affordable 48MP camera smartphone
The rear camera has a 48-megapixel image sensor and an f/1.8 lens, the other is 5 megapixels and used for depth information. On January 10, Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi , released the first smartphone of its new independent brand, Redmi .

May warns MPs against 'catastrophic' failure to deliver Brexit
The vote was postponed at short notice in December after the Prime Minister faced a humiliating defeat by politicians. On Friday, her foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said Brexit might not happen at all if May's deal was defeated.

Costco Selling 27-Pound Bucket Of Mac And Cheese
This gluttonous golden opportunity is helpfully listed under "Emergency Kits & Supplies" on the Costco website . Each pouch is also sealed with oxygen absorbers to protect the quality and ensure a shelf life of 20 years.

Shawn Michaels Reveals His Favorite NXT UK Wrestlers
After a clip of that attack played and Banks entered, Devlin attacked the already-weakened New Zealander before the bell. Dave Mastiff then picked up a big win over Eddie Dennis in a No Disqualification Match.

AMD launches world's first 7nm gaming GPU Radeon VII for $699
Besides the 7nm size, the Radeon VII will also use 16GB of high-performance memory with a pretty wild claimed 1TB bandwidth. AMD Radeon VII will not probably compete with TITAN RTX, it will not probably compete with RTX 2080 Ti either.