Bees find temporary home in Abbotsford parking lot

Large swarm has taken refuge in a tree close to the Great Canadian Oil Change.

A swarm of bees have made a temporary home in a tree located beside The Great Canadian Oil Change on South Fraser Way.

A swarm of bees have made a temporary home in a tree located beside The Great Canadian Oil Change on South Fraser Way.



Customers at the Great Canadian Oil Change on South Fraser Way got a close up view of how bees live.

A swarm of bees made a temporary home on a tree in the parking lot on Thursday morning.

At about 11 a.m. a cloud of bees arrived in the area and quickly scouted for a suitable location. The bees choice a tree and began to create a temporary hive.

Staff at the oil change said the bees calmed down quickly, and have not bothered customers or passers-by.

A bee handler has been called in and is expected to safely remove the bees and relocated them by the end of the day.