St. Johnsbury Deals With Bedbugs
The community of St. Johnsbury, Vt., is dealing with a growing bedbug problem.
The bugs were found in three apartment houses in town recently.
Town Health Officer Troy Ruggles tells the Caledonian Record there's been a growing bedbug program in other parts of the state, too.
A pest control crew used blower fans to pipe 150-degree heated air into the apartments to kill off the bedbugs in the three apartments.
Officials said the presence of bedbugs isn't a result of poor housekeeping. Bedbugs are an imported bug that are introduced by a person entering the building while a bedbug is on them.