10/2/2011Belgium, UK: Speed Cameras Scorched, Swiped
Three speed cameras are set on fire in Belgium and England with another grabbed in Bedfordshire, UK.
Last Sunday at around 3am, vigilantes set fire to a pair of speed cameras in Belgium. In Lommel, the damage done was less serious because the tire hung around the camera to fuel the flames fell off before the device was destroyed. In Hechtel-Eksel, the fire destroyed the camera pole, Nieuwsblad reported. Police have no idea who might be responsible.
In Lincolnshire, England a speed camera was set on fire at around 5am on September 23. A gasoline-filled tire was used to fuel the blaze in Louth. In Bedfordshire on September 22, vigilantes made off with a speed camera that had been installed on Roxton Road in Great Barford, Bedfordshire On Sunday reported.