Emerald ash borer invades Erie County

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Environmental officials are sounding the alarm about a tree killer. News 4 was told the emerald ash borer has now invaded every corner of Erie County.

The invasive insect has already killed countless ash trees across North America. Officials have been working for years trying to control the bug.

This has prompted very tight restrictions on firewood.

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