Six people treated for possible overdose on Christmas Day

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Six people were treated for possible drug overdoses on Christmas Day in Japantown.

According to the San Francisco Fire Department, at 2:30 p.m., fire crews responded to the 1700 block of Post Street, where they found six adults suffering from possible drug overdoses. 

SFFD used NARCAN, but no confirmation of how many were treated with the life-saving medication. 

San Francisco Police Department states that at least two adults were considered life-threatening by the time the officers arrived. 

SFFD said that five of the adults were taken to the hospital for further treatment. However, two of the patients are in critical condition. 

Police say they are still investigating this incident, and they have not determined if anything criminal occurred in this incident.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.