In one shocking moment, a one-legged 60-year-old Arizona man and his dog were attacked by 1,000 killer bees and stung more than 250 times.
The terrifying situation didn’t end until the firefighters used a hose to wash off the insects.
According the arizona family, around 1,000 bees attacked John Fischer, 60, and his dog Pippin as they were walking in their Florence suburb on Saturday night. With his shirt covering him from the swarm of insects, Fischer, who lost a leg to an infection about eight years ago, tried to crawl on the floor.
Mr Fischer said he suffered more than 250 stings to his body in the harrowing attack, which left him with bite marks on his arms, eyes, mouth, ears, legs and back, as well as scrapes from crawling on the ground after his wheelchair tipped over .
“I crawled for a period of time to try to get away from where they were, but they of course just followed me,” Fischer said. Arizona family.
Fischer is now covered in bee stings on his arms, eyes, mouth, ears, legs, and back. He also has scrapes on his knees and elbows from crawling on the sidewalk.
He said his dog, Pippin, was also stung more than 50 times and was taken to an animal hospital. Pippin is now home and has a 9/10 chance of surviving, but he’s in bad shape.
“He’s sick. We’re trying to get him to drink. He’s in a lot of pain, and what I can see is he’s pretty lethargic. We’re also giving him Benadryl, so it’s going to knock him out,” Fischer said.
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