by Richard Ridler, Chairman, Essex Beekeepers
Warning – Bees in Flues Can Kill
All too often swarms end up in chimney flues and become nigh on impossible to remove. If you are asked about bees in chimneys be aware that there is the possibility that they may block the flue forcing deadly gasses back into the house. So don’t tell people that leaving bees in chimneys is safe; it might just not be.