vancouver island

WATCH: Insect sting expert gets stung by 'Murder Hornet'

"The pain is excruciating. It feels like someone has shot a red hot poker into your arm and does not remove it for close to six hours," said Peterson.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

'Murder Hornet' reaches North America, reported on Vancouver Island

The hornets have reportedly been seen as far north as Vancouver Island.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz