Fire Ants

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Fire Ant Facts

  • Typically, Fire Ants are between 1/8 and 3/8 of an inch in length.
  • Fire Ants are reddish brown in color.
  • Fire Ants can inflict painful stings and have been known the kill cattle and other large animals.
  • Typically, Fire Ants nest in the soil at the base of trees, shrubs, grass or in homes.
  • Fire Ant colonies can contain up to 250,000 ants.

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Fire Ant Infestation

These aggressive insects feed primarily on living insects and dead animals. Upon infiltrating a home (through holes or cracks and can infest garages), however, they are drawn to fats and sweet foods. Fire ants are attracted to a variety of food and moisture sources such as spills, open food containers and pet food/water bowls.

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