Fire ants have 285 various species around the world. Being attacked by a fire ant can be deadly. Once they are agitated, they will sting you non-stop. Usually, fire ants attack in groups of tens or hundreds. The fire ant releases its venom thru a white pustule thru its bite. Aside from being the cause of so much pain that bite can give you an infection that will last for several weeks. This sting can cause severe skin problems like an allergic reaction.