The city of Fenton agreed last week to hire an exterminator, who set up 40 traps in the area of Hickory and Beach streets.
The I-96 construction project has triggered another problem in Livonia — rats.
Some Downriver residents are concerned that an ongoing construction project might have unknowingly unleashed a horde of rats near their homes.
The mayor of St. Clair Shores says officials won’t offer a $5 bounty for every rat caught in the city as part of a broader rodent-control effort.
When thinking about adding a pet to the family, a rat isn’t usually the first animal that most would think of. But, the Michigan Humane Society said rats are intelligent, social creatures that can make superb family pets.
A Detroit neighborhood hit hard by last week’s fires that tore through dozens of homes and buildings is now facing a new problem — rats.