NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (KTNV) - A worker is in critical condition after being stung by bees hundreds of times Wednesday afternoon.
North Las Vegas Fire Department received a call around 2:30 p.m. near Craig Road and Ferrell Street, east of Simmons Street. Workers were working on a cell phone tower that looks like a palm tree when the bees began stinging them.
One was transported to Centennial Hills Hospital in critical condition while the others were treated and released on scene.
Firefighter are attempting to disperse the bees.
Two firefighters were injured during the bee attack. One was treated on scene due to bites and another was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The firefighter has since been released.
Here is a pic of the scene where the workers were attacked by bees while working on a cell phone tower. @KTNV pic.twitter.com/r3rInk0eKP— Bryan Callahan (@BCallahanKTNV) March 15, 2017
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A worker has been critically injured after being stung by bees hundreds of times in North Las Vegas.
The North Las Vegas Fire Department was called Wednesday afternoon for reports of a man who had encountered a beehive in a cellphone communication tower.
Fire Department Capt. Cedric Williams says the man was doing some sort of work on the cellphone tower when several hundred bees stung him.
The man was taken to Centennial Hills Hospital in critical condition.
Two other people were stung and treated at the scene.