FD: 51-year-old man attacked by bees in Phoenix

Posted at 4:16 PM, May 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-26 20:24:14-04

A 51-year-old man was rushed to the hospital after being attacked by bees Thursday afternoon.

Rescue crews were called to the scene near 19th Avenue and Union Hills Drive around 4 p.m.

Officials tell ABC15 the man suffered numerous welts and went into respiratory arrest.

Rescue crews aggressively treated the man for what they believe was an allergic reaction.

The bees appear to be under control and are not swarming anymore, according to firefighters on scene.

The victim is not being identified at this time.

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