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Four Charleston firehouses infested by bed bugs

June 1, 2017

Three Four Charleston, South Carolina firehouses have been infested with bed bugs– these include stations 7, 13 and 20 [as well as number 19 per the update below], as News 2 reports: Due to employee concerns about the residual effects of the pesticides used, the department’s health and safety officer researched and located a mitigation effort that uses high […]

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Orlando’s Fire Station 6 battles bed bugs

November 19, 2013

Firefighters at Fire Station 6 near Orlando Executive Airport are dealing with the red scourge: bed bugs. As WFTV notes, The Fire Department is taking aggressive action to keep the pests out of other stations and even homes. The first thing to do with a bed bug infestation is to throw away mattresses, which the […]

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Wilmington, Delaware firehouse infested with bed bugs

September 10, 2009

Bed bugs have struck another firehouse, this time Station 2 in Wilmington, Delaware. This is not the first firehouse to develop a problem with bed bugs. Read the article here: Bedbugs bugging firefighters | 6abc.com

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Cincinnati firefighters battling bed bugs in one firehouse after another

September 24, 2008

We first heard last October that Cincinnati firefighters, police officers and other emergency personnel were having trouble with bed bugs. By all accounts, things have only gotten worse in the last eleven months. Brian Hamrick of WLWT News 5 in Cincinnati reported yesterday that firefighters in Cincinnati are battling the red menace — bed bugs […]

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