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East Vandergrift hires exterminator to deal with rat infestation

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EAST VANDERGRIFT, Pa. — A Westmoreland County neighborhood has hired an exterminator to deal with a rat infestation, according to our news partners at

Residents who live in East Vandergrift showed up at a borough council meeting this week to voice their frustrations. One homeowner told the council about how a rat had chewed engine wires from underneath her car, causing $450 in damage.

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The ongoing rat infestation has increased over the past few months along McKinley and Kennedy avenues, according to TribLIVE.

The council voted to hire Terminix in Bridgeville for 10 weeks. The company will place 45 bait stations, containing edible poison, throughout the area. The extermination is expected to start in the next two weeks.

Residents will also get letters on safe trash and garbage procedures, according to TribLIVE.

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