Rats infesting Prairie Township; Public Health officials work to solve issue

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Franklin County Public Health officials say complaints about rats in Prairie Township have quadrupled in the last few months."There are a few areas where I've seen them our during the day," said Sarah Fink, who works with vector control for the Franklin County Public Health Department. "Usually if you are seeing a rat out during the day... people think there are 50 to 100 rats for every rat you might see during the day."Fink says many of the rats were seen on residential properties and in apartment complexes. "I have two younger kids that love to come outside and play," said Victoria Gowin, who lives in Prairie Township. "So, I just want our community to be safe and clean."That's why county Public Health officials are now opting for education as a way...

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Rats infesting Prairie Township; Public Health officials work to solve issue

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