Phoenix FD: Homeowner attacked after chasing bees with hose

Posted at 5:19 PM, Mar 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 20:19:53-04

Crews are on scene after a homeowner was attacked by a swarm of bees while trying to chase them away in a Phoenix neighborhood.

Phoenix Fire Department Captain Reda Bigler said the person used a hose on the bees outside the house near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road.

Crews are assessing the situation, Bigler said.

The extent of injuries in the attack is unclear at this time. Stay with for updates.