Fire Ants Back in the SouthJanay Rickwalder
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Homeowners in the South are battling the infamous fire
ant yet again this spring.
These pests are well known in the warmer regions of the country
where residents fight to keep them out of their homes and yards. Fire ants get
their name from their bite, which is actually two in one. The ant
will bite with its jaw and then inject venom with its stinger.
Fire ant bites can cause itching and swelling of the skin,
dizziness or even vomiting. Those with allergies or asthma may be
at higher risk of severe