4 People Injured, 1 in Critical Condition, After Being Swarmed by Bees in Palm Desert

He or she was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Firefighters were dispatched to the 200 block of Strada Nova just before 9 a.m. Multiple bees were still at the scene when first responders arrived, but two of the victims still managed to safely reach the medic unit, according to the fact sheet. after receiving a report of four people being swarmed by bees, according to an incident information fact sheet from the Riverside County Fire Department. Vector control was requested and has responded to the incident. Another victim made it to the safety of their own home. Courtesy of CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department. The three other victims were treated at the scene for minor injuries and declined transport. No additional information was immediately released. Photos from our #MontereyIncident, Bee Swarm with Multiple Patients in Palm Desert. Four people have been injured, including once critically, after they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Palm Desert on Tuesday morning, authorities said. Firefighters located a fourth victim in an outdoor pool and extricated the individual, authorities said. pic.twitter.com/Oxo5M6J8vl
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Additional photos from our #MontereyIncident courtesy of @CALFIRERRU pic.twitter.com/BzWUQcZG5z
— CAL FIRE Riverside (@CALFIRERRU) May 15, 2018