Wet Spring Leads to Increased Mosquitoes; Cities Address the Problem

Rick Fraley with Ohio Pest Control has been spraying the city of Ironton for mosquitoes.

July 26, 2011

IRONTON, Ohio — It's time to get out the bug spray. Bug bites during the summer of 2011 may be worse than normal in some towns and cities.

Rick Fraley with Ohio Pest Control has been spraying the city of Ironton for mosquitoes.

"They hatch every six days once you have rain," Fraley said. "Even rain can get in the leaves of the trees and lay there, and the larvae can hatch out."

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