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Three attacked by bee swarm near Eastern, Robindale

One dog also died as a result of the swarm
3 attacked by bee swarm near Eastern, Robindale
Posted at 6:37 PM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-08 02:14:49-04

Three people were attacked by a swarm of bees Friday evening.

Clark County Fire Department reported around 6 p.m., the attack happened in the 2300 block of Heavenly Light Avenue, near Eastern Avenue and Robindale Road.

Firefighters said they received reports of people running down the street being chased by the swarm of bees. Two males and one female were attacked.

Two of those attacked have been transported to the hospital.

One woman, Marie Tran, is recovering from hundreds of bee stings.

Her husband Thang Tran was also stung. He says he saw hundreds of bees and at one point the swarm came through their kitchen.

The bees also attacked their dog stinging her so badly she passed away.

Clark County Fire advised the public to stay clear from the area.

Crews also requested animal control for the dog that was killed during the bee swarm.