SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (KSAZ) - He was helping to control a swarm of aggressive bees when they attacked him.
Rural Metro Firefighter Ken Diamond was stung numerous times and remains in the hospital.
While in the hospital, Diamond's son took his own life.
Now Rural Metro, and his firefighter's union IAF Local 3878 are organizing a fundraising effort to help the Diamond Family.
Firefighter Diamond also wants the public to know more about suicide prevention.
If you'd like to help go to any Chase Bank and reference the following information.
Chase Bank Checking Account
Routing # 122100024
Account # 581007056
Please note: Hometown Heroes (11-A)