The call came in at 8:16 while I was getting ready for work. A gentleman by the name of John called me and he had a swarm on his front porch. The house was about 5 miles away and I was running out of time before needed to be in the office. I had to hope I could coax the swarm to accept a box and grab them later. No way I could vacuum or try to curtail them into some container in a short amount of time. I did have some drawn comb in some old frames but no time to grab any frames with brood or honey. I found 3 frames and used some new frames added them in every-other frame. I grabbed a spare 5 foot ladder, stuffed it into the car with the hive body and frame and was on my way. I had also grabbed an old cardboard box and ripped it up quickly to use in order to scoop a good amount of bees into the hive body.
I placed the hive body with frames under and as close to the house as I could and scooped several clumps down into the box. Good to see that it looked like the bees were taking to their new home immediately. Then I put the top on leaving the about a 1 inch opening for the bees to enter. The bees were marching in fairly quickly and so I had to run to get to home change then into the office.
I check on them around 1pm and all the bees were in the box. Bees were coming and going like they were now 100% established. I will return at sun set with a smoker, seal them up and get them home to the bee yard.