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Bee removal worker attacked, stung more than 40 times

Bees got inside his suit, fire department said
Posted: 9:15 PM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-18 16:00:27-04
Bee removal worker attacked, stung more than 40 times

A bee removal service was removing bees in Green Valley, Arizona when the worker got attacked, forcing the local fire department to be called to the scene.

Bees got inside his suit and he was stung more than 40 times in the face, head, and neck.

The Green Valley Fire Department said the victim, who is in his 50s, was rescued and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

The bees are still behaving aggressively. People in the area should stay inside their homes as a precaution.

Crews have blocked several city blocks as a precaution.

This article was originally published by KGUN .