REDDING, Calif (KTXL) — Redding couple Gary and Patti Reitemeyer returned to their dwelling in Redding immediately after a trip to Sacramento to uncover hundreds of black swallows had turned their property into aviary.
For more than 14 hours the Bechelli Lane dwelling commenced to fill with birds as the Reitermeyer’s neighbor contacted the few permitting them know that at minimum 20 birds have been in their property before in the day.
Gary Reitemeyer reported he attempted to get the birds with his palms to get them out of the dwelling, but ended up using the services of ServPro to take away the birds which took a few several hours.
However, the Reitemeyer’s 30-yr-extended place of residence is at present uninhabitable and they will be living with their daughter in Sacramento till they can safely return to the household.
“You just can’t get all that fowl things out of the furnishings,” Gary stated to KRCR. “So all of the furnishings is long gone, all of the carpet is absent, the blinds are gone…everything. Everything is absent.”
The Reitermeyer’s are facing close to $20,000 in damages and in accordance to the Reitermeyer’s their owners insurance plan, through State Farm, will not include the damages brought on by the birds.
According to the Reitermeyer’s, Condition Farm claimed there is an “exclusion” on their coverage in regard to birds.