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Bed Bug Problem Continues

Updated: Monday, January 7 2013, 07:51 PM EST

A bed bug problem continues to plague residents of an Asheville Housing Authority Apartment complex.  Residents of Aston Park apartments say the situation has improved greatly but bed bugs are still an occasional problem.

An Orkin man was on the property Monday to chemically treat and deliver mattress covers that are used to control an infestation.  Jason Hewitt says it's an ongoing problem that hasn't worsened and is under control.  Authority officials say they've had only one recent complaint after dealing with a huge infestation in 2011.

Experts say bed bugs continue to be a growing national problem, infecting homes, apartments and hotels.  Pest control experts say the creatures travel on clothing, baggage and furniture and multiply and spread rapidly. 

by Frank Fraboni


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Bed Bug Problem Continues


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