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    Firefighters Respond to 3 Suspected Heroin Overdoses

    New London firefighters responded to three more suspected overdoses Saturday after a rash of overdoses in the area.

    The department responded to the area of the 300 block of South Frontage Road after a report of a person unconscious in a vehicle on Saturday at about 2:40 p.m. When crews arrived, they found two people suspected of overdosing on heroin. Emergency officials administered Narcan and the patients responded favorably. They were taken to an area hospital. 

    Then at 3:52 p.m. on Saturday, New London firefighters responded to another report of a person unconscious in a vehicle. Narcan was administered on the person as well and the person responded favorably. The individual was also taken to the hospital. 

    The incidents come after an uptick in heroin overdose cases in the area.