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Fire Ant Facts
Typically, Fire Ants are between 1/8 and 3/8 of an inch in length.
Fire Ants are reddish brown in color.
Fire Ants can inflict painful stings and have been known the kill cattle and other large animals.
Typically, Fire Ants nest in the soil at the base of trees, shrubs, grass or in homes.
Fire Ant colonies can contain up to 250,000 ants.
Fire Ant Infestation
These aggressive insects feed primarily on living insects and dead animals. Upon infiltrating a home (through holes or cracks and can infest garages), however, they are drawn to fats and sweet foods. Fire ants are attracted to a variety of food and moisture sources such as spills, open food containers and pet food/water bowls.