Using Bug Sprays for Bed Bugs can be Dangerous

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Using Bug Sprays for Bed Bugs can be Dangerous

 
October 21st, 2009 Source:Stern Enviromental
http://www.sternenvironmental.com/blog/2009/10/21/using-bug-sprays-for-bed-bugs-can-be-dangerous/

People living all over the world have to be careful when using bug sprays. Recently people living in Colerain Township, Ohio were trying to kill bed bugs with bug spray that had alcohol as one of its substances. Someone lit a cigarette which caused a flash and set the room on fire. The damage was estimated at $20,000. Fortunately, nobody was killed and only one minor injury was reported. Bug sprays can be dangerous if flames are in the residence.

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Comments

Yikes... I've heard similar stories with elderly using oxygen tanks and lighting blankets which become saturated with oxygen. Although, I would think that spraying your bed with chemicals which are probably going to stay in the mattress can't be healthy. Probably time to call in profession assistance and get the job done correctly. 
 
Interesting story!
Posted @ Thursday, October 22, 2009 10:10 AM by Chris Frei
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