Five overdose at Granada Hills apartment building, firefighters say


Five people were taken to area hospitals after they apparently overdosed at a Granada Hills apartment building early Saturday morning, according to Los Angeles fire officials.

Firefighters were summoned to the building in the 16000 block of W. Blackhawk Street after someone called 911 around 8 a.m., said Fire Department spokesperson Nicholas Prange. It wasn’t immediately clear who made the emergency call.

When firefighters arrived, they found five people — three women, ages 26, 30 and 30, and two men, ages 30 and 40 — suffering from a possible overdose. One of the patients was in full cardiac arrest, but paramedics were able to restart the person’s pulse on the way to an area hospital, Prange said.


Prange, did not know the conditions of those hospitalized.

No further information was immediately available.