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How NOT to get rid of bees... though it worked

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sumi, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland

    A bank repossessed this house (just down the road from us) and put some guys in it to "look after the place". A swarm of bees moved into the chimney, so one bright spark house sitter doused a cloth in gasoline, lit it and shoved it into the chimney. The top of the chimney. The remains of the THATCH roof can be seen in front of the remains of the house.
    P.S. No-one got hurt (in the fire anyway) and the bees are gone.

    Update: The house got repaired in full and beautifully restored in the process, about a year after the fire.
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2016
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
  3. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
  4. yomama

    yomama Overrun With Chickens

    You gotta wonder about people [​IMG]. Too bad, it's a cute house, and thatch roofs are so neat. Guess the guy didn't know that a shop vac works just as good, and no risk of burning the house down, lol! Of course, you'd probably need a pretty long hose for a nest in the chimney.
  5. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2012
    oh my!
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas

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