ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando city and fire officials are trying to figure out a pest problem.
Yesterday, Skywitness 9 spotted pest control crews at it
Officials confirmed that the bed bugs biting Orlando firefighters are still alive and thriving.
"We thought it was taken care of properly," Deputy Chief Roderick Williams said.
But the bugs came back, not just to Station 6, but to Station 2 and Station 14.
Some firefighters have been sleeping in their
It's the first time the fire department has had to deal with a bed bug infestation.
Department officials are meeting with pest control to come up with a plan of attack.
The city has ordered new mattresses and bug-resistant bed
No one said how much it's costing
If the bugs decide to catch a ride home with a firefighter, it'll be up to the city to take care of that problem as well.
"If it takes us going their homes, inspecting their homes as well as treating their homes, we are willing to do whatever it takes," Williams said.