PALM DESERT (CBSLA) – One person suffered critical injuries and three others minor injuries after being swarmed by bees outside a residence in Palm Desert Tuesday morning.

May 15, 2018. (CAL Fire Riverside/Twitter)

According to the Riverside County Fire Department, just before 9 a.m., crews responded to the 200 block of Strada Nova, near the Suncrest Golf Course, to find that four people had been stung.

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One victim was extricated by firefighters from an outdoor pool and rushed by ambulance to a local hospital in critical condition, the fire department said.

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A second was found hiding inside a residence, and two others were able to reach paramedics on their own. Those three were evaluated at the scene and decline transport to a hospital.

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There was no word on the exact circumstances of the swarm or where the bees came from.