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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Contact: Nicole Strong

ATF and the San Marcos Fire Department Office Announce Fire Classification & Reward in Iconic Village Fatality Fire

HOUSTON – The Houston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the San Marcos Fire Department will host a news conference announcing the Fire Classification of the Iconic Village Apartment fire that occurred on July 20, 2018, and resulted in the loss of 5 lives. In addition, a reward will be announced for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible.


WHO:     ATF and San Marcos Fire Department

WHAT:   Announcing Fire Cause Classification, as well as a reward, regarding the Iconic Village Apartment fatality fire

WHEN: Friday, November 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: San Marcos Activity Center, Room 1, 501 E. Hopkins Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666


NOTE:  Media should plan to be ON SITE BY 10:00am.  Media must have proper credentials to attend.  This event is not open to the public.  


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