'All I want is the rats cleaned up': Hunting Park neighbors complain of rodent infestation

Some say as many as 50 rats are occupying a vacant lot near businesses in the Philadelphia neighborhood

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents and business owners in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia are complaining about an infestation of rats near a commercial corridor.

They have been discovered along the 3600 block of Germantown Avenue near Erie Avenue. The block has several businesses, including a clothing store, a variety shop, and a barbershop.

Members of the community said the source of the problem appears to be an empty lot in the middle of the block.

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