El Dorado Hills Man Recovering after Rattlesnake Bite!
El Dorado Hills, Calif. (Fox 40) — An El Dorado Hills man says he got quite the surprise over the weekend as he reached into his tool chest and was bitten by a rattlesnake. Fred Kuntz is doing better after spending two nights in the hospital. Tuesday, Fred and his wife, Bonnie, called Lou Fraser from Rattlesnake Removal USA to check their property after the encounter, which easily could have turned deadly.
Kuntz says he was bitten trying to close his toolbox, which he noticed was open.”I could tell right away that it was a rattlesnake bite,” he told FOX40.
Kuntz was rushed to the hospital but is now recovering at home. “The firemen were great,” Bonnie Kuntz said. “They would not leave. They took Fred to the hospital and they stayed with me until they found the snake.”It didn’t take long for Fraser and his snake-sniffing dog, Peaches, to find another snake. Five snakes, in fact. Four of them were captured…