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10/25/05

Pesky Pests Invade Lubbock

Mice, rats and spiders...if you've seen a lot of those creatures lately, you're not alone.

Pest control companies have been responding to a number of rodent calls. Tim Gafford, President of Gafford Pest Control, tells NewsChannel 11 he hasn't seen this much rodent activity in Lubbock in nearly thirty years.

"Rodent activity is very high this year, people need to be aware of the problem and take care of it quickly, properly and safely," said Gafford.

Gafford said construction may be partly to blame. He says the high amount of building disrupts rodent habitat, sending them in search for a new home.

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