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Maine bed bug bomb is mistaken for fire smoke, firefighters respond

August 23, 2012

A fire alarm rang out in an historic apartment building in Portland, Maine on Wednesday.  Firefighters rushed to the scene and the building was evacuated. Turns out there was no actual smoke — someone was just setting off a bomb for bed bugs. According to BDN Maine: Portland firefighters responded to a fire alarm and evacuated […]

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Dayton drug raid discovers bed bugs

February 27, 2010

Dayton detectives raided an apartment for drugs Friday night, and found the home infested with bed bugs, WDTN news reports. But, the worst part for detectives was having to collect the evidence from a bed bug infested apartment. Lieutenant Brian Johns of The Dayton Police Department said, “I’ve been itching ever since, but I’ll be […]

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