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Many stung multiple times in bee attack, 2 hospitalized

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Crews are working with a bee keeper to remove the hive from inside a wall in a home in the 5000 block of West Blackbird Drive. Crews are working with a bee keeper to remove the hive from inside a wall in a home in the 5000 block of West Blackbird Drive.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Two people are hospitalized and around one dozen people reported being stung by an aggressive swarm of bees on Tucson's northwest side this morning.

A 62-year-old woman and her 31-year-old son, who were each stung over 50 times, were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Another man was stung about 20 times, but he did not want to be taken to the hospital.

Northwest Fire District has deemed safe the rural neighborhood West Linda Vista Boulevard and North Bald Eagle Avenue where the attack took place. 

Crews are currently working with a bee keeper to remove the hive from inside a wall in the 5000 block of West Blackbird Drive.

Stay with Tucson News Now for updates on the situation as they come in.

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