The fire department can help in many situations, but they have gained the reputation for being the go-to people to handle a bee problem outside of a very expensive pest control company. The fire department may be able to “help” for free, but it is not without its own risks and costs.
While honey is delicious and a perfect addition for any treat, you absolutely do not want to honey we cut out during a bee removal. Be it from a house, shed, tree, or metal equipment, nobody can be sure what that honey has been exposed to.
Today was a textbook case in Africanized defensive procedures. If it wasn’t for the fact that this house had a decent amount of greenery and we were working inside of a shed, it would have been possible that people or animals in the area could have also been attacked.