Fire Ants~An Invasive Species in NC

Feb. 9, 2016

About Fire Ants in NC

Fire ants are an invasive species in NC. They originated in South America. They were accidentally brought into Alabama in the 1930's. It spread to 300 million acres of the Southern U.S. In NC there is 57 counties that are infested with fire ants. The fire ants have a multiple biter with venom and can cause a chance of allergies. They can damage electric boxes. Their mounds are very hazardous and can also are a hazard to farming equipment.

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Ways To Get Rid of Fire Ants and Their Mounds

~Pour 3 gallons of boiling water on mound

~Drench the mound with treatments

~Call an ant control and let them deal with it for you if you don't want to do it yourself