FOX 29 Working To Get Results As Critters Take Over Home

FOX 29 Working To Get Results As Critters Take Over Home

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PHILADELPHIA -

FOX 29 is working to get results for a Germantown family living next door to a vacant house with all kinds of critters.

The Wallaces say their 2-year-old is scared to sleep at night.

They say they now have a problem with raccoons, cats and squirrels all because of the condition of the home along Earlham Terrace.

The city knows about the property. The Department of Licenses and Inspections has at least 11 code violations over the past few years.

"It hurts everybody's attitude about their community," said Greg Paulmier, of Germantown. "It's demoralizing. It's depressing. Every time you go by it you feel like you are being neglected."

City property records show the house was sold back in April.

Neighbors don't care who owns the home. They just want it fixed up or boarded up to keep the raccoons away.

FOX 29's Chris O'Connell has more details in this video report.

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