Host of of of nearly 40,000 bees in California to send 5 to hospital

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A swarm of bees is sent to five people at a california hospital on Thursday, two firefighters and a police officer, reports said.

Responding to a call about a person with a bee sting, authorities arrived on the scene, only to discover that the whole block was covered by an influx of bees,” said Lisa Derderian, a spokeswoman for the city of Pasadena, told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

First responders saw a large amount of honey bees on a block with a long zoom-in on both sides of the street, Derderian told the Los Angeles Times.


At the time of treatment of a patient at the scene and one fire fighter sustained multiple bee stings, the newspaper reported.

Pasadena has seen a bee swarm in the past, but nothing of this magnitude,” Derderian said.

In the meantime, a police officer assisting the fire department with crowd and traffic control, was also stabbed multiple times, hollywood, los angeles police spokesman Lt. Bill, Grisafe said. The officer was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Bees suck sweet honey with a macro to do this. (iStock)

Grisafe said that there were four or five officers to do crowd and traffic control at the time of the incident, the Tribune reported.

A bee-keeper, who reacted to the incident and are safely removed from the hive, with an assist from the fire department, as he used a ladder truck to reach the colony, and to the use of carbon dioxide, and foam on top of the nest. He estimated there were 30,000 to 40,000 bees, and told the authorities of the colony, and it consisted of Africanized honey bees, and the period of time being reported.


“We have firefighters who are working here for many, many, many, many years, and they said,” this is by far the most bees and they are seen together in one place,” Derderian said.

The group was lodged in the exterior of the building, from the roof of a Howard Johnson’s hotel on Colorado Boulevard, between the South-Who, and the North Sierra Bonita avenue, according to Derderian.

The authorities have shut down Colorado Boulevard near Pasadena City College for a couple of hours, and urged students, faculty, and staff of the college in order to continue to be.

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