Nashville fire trucks now carry Narcan for faster response to opioid overdoses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – All fire trucks and rescue units in Nashville are now carrying Narcan nasal spray to treat people who may be overdosing on opioids.

All firefighters are either emergency medical technicians or paramedics, and they have been trained to use Narcan on patients showing signs of breathing problems who may not be able to respond.

Nashville fire trucks now carry Narcan for faster response to opioid overdoses