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Worker critically injured after stung by bees hundreds of times in North Las Vegas

A firefighter was also sent to the hospital
Posted at 3:40 PM, Mar 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-15 23:45:18-04

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.

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