By Danielle Chavira

FOUNTAIN, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters in Fountain say several bee hives were destroyed after they were set on fire. The firefighters rushed to the Fountain Nature Center on Friday night for reports of a fire.

(credit: Fountain Fire)

They extinguished the fire and moved any surviving bees to another area.

(credit: Fountain Fire)

“The bees did not attack and no bee stings were reported,” the fire department stated on social media.

Further details about the fire were not released.

Danielle Chavira