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Burst pipe causing infestation of worms, bugs finally fixed after PIX11 steps in

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RED HOOK, Brooklyn -- Maria Perez is single mother of three living in the Red Hook West houses -- and says she has major bug infestation.

"It's is so disgusting," Perez said. "They are everywhere."

She belives the problem, which is in her kitchen and in her bathroom, erupted after a pipe burst weeks ago.

Perez said she put in several requests in for maintance and exterminaors -- but no help came. That is -- until she told them PIX11 was contacted.

The Housing Authority, who runs the building, responded right away and is taking action.

"When they heard PIX11 News was coming, they sent a plumber today," Perez said.

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