Family filing lawsuit against extermination company

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EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA — The family of a toddler who suffered severe brain damage after a condominium fire in 2011, sparked by a bedbug extermination in a neighboring suite, has filed a lawsuit for $7 million, according to the Edmonton Journal.

The $3.5 million blaze was caused when employees of a pest extermination company stored two propane tanks on a balcony, while trying to heat up a suite past 45 C in order to kill bedbugs, the article stated.

According to the article, last year, the Calgary-based Bed Bug Task Force Ltd. pleaded guilty to one charge under the Alberta Fire Code and was fined $10,000.

The lawsuit filed against several defendants, makes several allegations, including negligence and failing to take proper precautions, the article noted.

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