About Fire Ants

Fire Ants are insects that are known to have an irritating bite. Fire ants appear like an average ant with a small 3 part body but have a distinct copper head with a dark body. The fire ant originated in South America. The fire ant was imported to North America by accident has spread throughout the whole Southwest United States. The Fire Ant has been known to deliver a painful sting which will cause nothing more than swells and bumps. To treat fire ant bites apply cream containing aloe vera to area of the bite. The fire ant likes to colonize in wet ground which is popular in lawns. Ant colonies can stretch quickly into homes and backyards.