Workers Jump Into Water to Escape Bees in Pembroke Pines - NBC 6 South Florida

Workers Jump Into Water to Escape Bees in Pembroke Pines

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    A swarm of bees sent a group of South Florida maintenance workers diving into some nearby water to escape being stung in Pembroke Pines.

    A swarm of bees sent a group of South Florida maintenance workers diving into some nearby water to escape being stung in Pembroke Pines.

    Fire rescue officials say half a dozen workers were spraying a marshy area Wednesday near Southwest 7th Street and 184th Terrace when they encountered the bees.

    Officials one of the workers was stung and was hospitalized. His condition is not known.

    Rescuers were initially concerned because the workers were separated when they jumped into the water, but officials said they were eventually all accounted for.

    Officials said the workers were on a boat spraying pest repellent when they encountered the bees.

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