Report any suspicious sightings immediately, as this pest can spread rapidly.
Please do not disturb the ants or nests or try to treat the infestation yourself as Fire Ants ants are known to inflict painful bites and stings.
If safe to do so, take a photo of the suspicious ants and forward it with this report.
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If you have seen ants that you think could be Red Imported Fire Ants, please tell us about them
Fire ant nests often look like disturbed soil or a small mound of soil with no visible entry holes. Fire ants can also nest under logs, garden materials, hay or in electrical infrastructure
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