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Criminals set Cancun ambulances on fire as warning for unpaid floor rights

Cancun, Q.R. — Two ambulances belonging to a private medical company in Cancun were burned for allegedly refusing to pay criminal floor rights. Cancun firemen responded to the 6:00 a.m. call Monday of a fire in a company parking lot along Nader Avenue.

Authorities reported that one ambulance was burned in its entirety and a second, severely damaged after criminals set fire to them in retaliation for not paying floor rights. On site, authorities found a warning message addressed to the company claiming a 3-month debt of unpaid fees.

The units were located in a parking lot shared by several public and private establishments. There was no word on if the area has surveillance cameras. There were no reports of injuries.