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Weeks Park Opened After Bee Attack

 Weeks Park is back open after a bee attack on Thursday morning.

Firefighters headed to the Weeks Park Tennis Center after getting a call about a bee sting.  On Wichita Falls city worker with the Street Department was stung over 1,000 times.  When they arrived, officials noticed other workers were stung.  In total, three people were injured from the Africanized Killer Honey Bees.

They were all taken to the hospital and have since been released.

Officials had to close down Weeks Park Lane while they got the situation under control.  They also had to evacuate the Weeks Park Tennis Center and close the back nine holes at the Champions Course at Weeks Park.

Officials went out Friday morning to make sure all of the bees were gone.  Then everything was reopened.

For a look at what happened on Thursday, click here.
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