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Kids Playing In Hurricane Ike Flood Waters Risked Fire Ant Attack

Here is a picture I took the day after Hurricane Ike of young people playing around in Hurricane Ike caused flood waters.

Beyond disease and submerged sharp objects possibly lurking in this water, in Houston there is always the prospect of floating colonies of fire ants. These ants will attack you if they can get close enough. Below is a picture of fire ants. Here is information on Fire Ants.

Here is a Texas Liberal safety tip—Stay out of flood waters.

Here is the link the United Way’s Hurricane Ike help fund.

October 7, 2008 - Posted by | Houston | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. your article about kids playing in hurricane waters is a great article, people who think flooding out ants is a solution need to read this, you can kill a bed of fire ants with water as long as it is boiling. check out the facts about ants for more information to this great article

    Comment by The Facts About Ants | October 16, 2008

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