Bee removal expert attacked by bees

Bee removal expert attacked by bees
The Green Valley Fire District said a bee removal expert was attacked by bees at a home 1600 block of South Abrego Drive. (Source: Green Valley Fire District)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man trying to remove bees from a Green Valley home was attacked Wednesday, July 17.

The Green Valley Fire District said it happened 1600 block of South Abrego Drive, which as of 8:24 p.m. was back open.

The GVFD said the bees got inside the man’s suit and stung him more than 40 times.

The worker, who is in his 50s, was transported to the hospital.

As of 7:30 p.m., the bees were still aggressive and residents are asked to stay in their homes. According to GVFD the removal company will continue working to clear the bees on Thursday.

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