4 attacked, 1 in critical condition after bee attack in Palm Desert

(Cal Fire)

One person is in critical condition after a bee attack in Palm Desert on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were called to Strada Nova on Tuesday morning at 8:56 am, according to a news release. They arrived to find several bees in the area.

Two people were able to reach a CAl Fire Medic Unit, while another sheltered in their residence. All three people were evaluated by paramedics and declined further treatment.

A fourth victim was extricated from an outside pool by firefighters. They were transported by ambulance to the hospital and are listed in in critical condition.

Vector control was on the scene Tuesday morning and was attempting to locate the beehive.