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Trying to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol causes fires
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Two times in two weeks a fire was sparked by diy (do-it-yourself) attempts to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol, causing extensive damage in Cinicinnati, Ohio.

The first on November 28 when a 13-year old boy accidentally set fire to an apartment building after dousing a bed bug with alchohol.  8 people were left homeless.

The second late Friday on December 8, 3 people were injured and 10 people left homeless when a woman accidentally started a fire with the same rubbing alcohol on bed bugs diy technique.  The 3 people were sent to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, not life-threatening.  The fire heavily damaged a five-unit building.

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TheoDiaz
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Nowadays, rubbing alcohol is used as home remedy for bed bugs is the fact it is highly flammable. As many people have set their properties after soaking couches, mattresses and other such items with alcohol and then by mistake dropping a match or maybe cigarette can create a big danger. That is why it is not a smartest remedy. The best way to get rid of bed bugs is to hire the bed bug exterminators Queens NY (http://www.positivepest.net/) experts who will use eco-friendly chemical treatment methods to eliminate bed bugs forever.

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