Fire Ants

Fire Ant workers vary considerably in size

Fire Ants cause painful stings when bitten

Fire Ants build large raised mounds

Fire Ants prefers to nest in open, disturbed areas

Fire Ants are commonly nest in yards, fields, and roadsides

Fire Ants devastate local insect populations and small wildlife when it invades an area

Many ground nesting bird species have been eliminated by fire ants when they attack newly hatched nestlings

Humans likewise are victims of fire ants’¬†vicious sting

Granular baits are among the best treatments available for fire ants

The bait is distributed throughout the colony, eventually resulting in the death of the fire ant queen