HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A swarm of bees has taken over a Huntington Beach home.
Videos posted to social media show thousands of bees crawling and buzzing inside the window of a house on the 20700 block of Mataro Lane.
The bees have been found on the windows, inside the home’s chimney, and in other parts of the residence..
The family living in the home has called in an expert to determine the best way to remove the bees.
It wasn’t clear exactly how or why the bees have gathered inside the home, but as temperatures begin to climb across the Southland, it’s not unusual for bees to swarm in hot weather.
CBS 2’s Michele Gile said the sound inside the home was unmistakable.
The B-team showed up Wednesday at Noreen McLaughlin’s home.
She said she first saw a bee inside her family room. Then another. Then another.
McLaughlin said she then looked over t0 the room’s glass door.
“A 10-foot door was covered with bees. I went to get my husband and as I passed the living room I see them on the curtains and all the windows, in the living room. It was surreal.”
A neighbor who deals in pest control (but not bees) ultimately found the hive inside the chimney.
In the end, McLaughlin said she was worried about her honey — her husband is allergic to bee stings.