2 firefighters, 1 officer among multiple stung by bee swarm in Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) -- Five people, including two firefighters and one police officer, were stung multiple times by a bee swarm Thursday afternoon in Pasadena, fire officials said.

The incident was reported around 4 p.m. near Colorado Boulevard and Sierra Bonita Avenue, according to the Pasadena Fire Department.

A portion of Colorado Boulevard between S. Bonnie and Sierra Bonita avenues was temporarily closed.

Fire officials said students at nearby Pasadena City College were also advised to stay inside. A lockdown is not in place.

The conditions of the victims was not known.

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