Roof Rats Big Problem In Yakima, Wash.

PMP Dan Nyssen said from 2009 to 2010 he has seen business for rodents in Yakima, Wash., more than double.

January 4, 2011

YAKIMA, Wash. — Pests always come in cycles but for 2010 the big problem in Yakima, Wash., was roof rats. Action News discovered these little guys can do big damage. Last year they were found to be the cause of at least one major fire.

Roof rats historically know for spreading the black plague are now spreading in Yakima. Pest control expert Dan Nyssen said from 2009 to 2010 he has seen business for rodents in Yakima more than double.

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