Flea infestation shuts down courthouse
Posted: August 6, 2014 - 2:49am

ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York courthouse is closed for a second consecutive day because of an infestation of fleas.

New York state court officials tell The Daily News of Batavia that the Orleans County Courthouse in Albion was closed Monday and will remain closed Tuesday.

The courthouse includes the Orleans County state Supreme Court and county and Surrogate courts. Family Court matters have been shifted to the village hall in rural Albion, located 30 miles west of Rochester.

Court system officials say remediation work began Monday against a flea infestation was found throughout the courthouse. Officials say the courthouse should reopen Wednesday morning.

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