Ambler medic released from hospital after suspected fentanyl exposure

On July 8th at approximately 3:30 a.m., the Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Response Team was dispatched to an incident in Springfield Township after four Springfield Township Police Department officers and a paramedic from the Community Ambulance Association, Ambler were transported to the hospital. It was suspected that the four first responders had been exposed to fentanyl.

The Community Ambulance Association, Ambler and the Springfield Township Police Department later announced that its paramedic and the officers were discharged from the hospital and were safe.

Photo: Montgomery County Department of Public Safety