The invasion of the Fire Ants
Fire ants are an insect that originated in South America then was accidentally introduced to Alabama in the 1930's.
Spread of Fire ants
After fire ants were accidentally introduced to Alabama they started to spread through out the United States until making it to North Carolina.
Damage done by Fire ants
Fire ants are very aggressive, leaving multiple bites and stings on people causing allergies and may also damage fruits, berries and young crops they also damage electric boxes in addition their ant mounds can damage farm equipment.
Fire ant Managment
Many people just treat Fire ants with various chemicals and pesticides along with flamethrowers which is how I decided to easily dispose of any fire ant problems you have.