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Bees invade couple's Wellington home

Posted: 7:02 PM, Aug 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-13 19:02:46-04

The Fitzgeralds are frustrated about their recent unwanted guests.

"There were bees everywhere. On my night table, on the lamp right next to my bed," Dale Fitzgerald said.

The couple says a few days ago they noticed bees in their Wellington home. John Fitzgerald said they walked outside and found them. 

"I've seen the bees coming out of the outlets through my phone, internet system."

They believe the bees got in through a cable hole that they say was drilled by AT & T about a year ago.

John said, "I am waiting for AT & T to rise to the occasion."

We contacted the company. In a statement, the company said, "Our contractor has met with this customer and determined the hole was not caused by our installation work last year."

That means the couple will have to turn to experts to get rid of the bees.

"They may have been there for a few hours just after swarming or they may have been there 6 months or a year to even longer," said Krista Butler with Bee Barf Apiaries. 

Removing the bees could cost hundreds of dollars or more.

"That would be something you would have to take up with your homeowner's insurance. I have not yet heard of one that will. It's kind of an act of nature." Dale said 

"I just want peace of mind. I want this taken care of."