Tips for Combating Bedbug Infestation

02/11/2011
By Calvin CrupperToday’s firefighters and inspectors are subject to many hazards in the course of their duties. One of those hazards you may not have considered is bedbugs. Bedbugs posed a serious pest problem in the ‘40s and ‘50s and has once again become a serious problem throughout the United States. Bedbug activity was noticed in most metropolitan communities throughout the United States between 1998 and 2004. Today, nearly everyone has had a problem with bedbugs or at least knows someone who has encountered this parasitic pest, giving the phrase “sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite” a more cryptic meaning.On one occasion during an inspection of...

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