For Immediate Release
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Contact: Acting Public Information Officer Matthew Myerson
ATF, Gap Inc. Offer Up to $15,000 For Information About Fishkill Fire
Field Division: New York Field Division
FISHKILL, N.Y. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Gap Inc., have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the August 29, 2016 fire which took place at the Northeast Distribution Center for Gap Inc., located at 100 Merritt Boulevard, Fishkill, N.Y. ATF is offering a reward of up to $7,500, which will be matched by Gap Inc. for a total reward of up to $15,000.
The investigation by ATF’s National Response Team, conducted in partnership with the New York State Police, New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Dutchess County Fire Investigation Division, and the Fishkill Fire Department, concluded that the fire was intentionally set. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the fire should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (888-283-3473), email ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its web site at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. Tips may also be submitted to ATF through the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. All tips will be kept confidential.
ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring that our communities are safe and that those who violate state and federal laws are held accountable. ATF is the federal agency primarily responsible for administering and enforcing the criminal and regulatory provisions of federal laws pertaining to destructive devices, explosives, and arson. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.