An elderly woman and five firefighters were rushed to the hospital on Thursday, March 6th, following an aggressive attack by tens of thousands of Africanized honey bees.
Riverside County Fire Department Spokeswoman Jody Hagemann says the attack was first reported to firefighters at 4:40 p.m., when a woman was attacked by the bees inside a gated Palm Desert community near Frank Sinatra Drive and Cook Street. Read More
A woman and a teenager were hospitalized after being attacked by bees when a car hit a tree containing a hive in La Canada Flintridge, authorities said.
A collision between two cars occurred around 2:50 p.m. on the 200 block of Los Amigos Street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Read More
The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District has great information on their website about bees:
Aficanized Honey Bees - General information and how they got here
Africanized Honey Bees - Dispelling Myths; Learn the facts about "Killer Bees."
Africanized Honey Bees - Precaution, Prevention & Removal; How to avoid being stung, what to do, and who to call if you find a nest.
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