Firefighters hose down lawn care workers in attempt to get attacking bees off of them

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 05:52:20 AM. A lawn crew in Cape Coral, Florida, was attacked by a swarm of bees after disturbing the give, police say.

A swarm of bees is creating a buzz in Cape Coral, Florida.

The Cape Coral Police Department and Lee County EMS were on the scene of a bee swarm in the 900 block of Cape Coral Parkway West on Monday afternoon, according to a news alert. The alert was sent around 1:50 p.m.

According to WINK News, ambulances were trying to reach a lawn care crew that was attacked after the crew disturbed a hive.

Firefighters were uses hoses spraying foam to get the bees off of the the victims, a Cape Coral Fire Department spokesperson told WINK.

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Police encouraged drivers and pedestrians to seek an alternative route and avoid the area until the swarm can be contained.

Sara Nealeigh: 941-745-7081, @saranealeigh

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