Authorities warn of suspected fentanyl distributed in northern Minnesota

Authorities in northern Minnesota are warning residents about "potentially fatal" fentanyl that was distributed in the region.

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, it is believed the drug is related to one deadly overdose and a number of non-fatal overdoses.

Monday, authorities seized approximately 160 grams of suspected fentanyl in the region.

The drug is a fine crystal that has been sold as heroin by the street name "Fire," according to DPS.

According to authorities, several arrests have been made in connection to the case.