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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Monday, April 10, 2017
Contact: Michael Knight

ATF Offers $2,500 Reward for Information on Ensley Street Fires

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Nashville Field Division, Birmingham Fire and Police Department, announced today a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the multitude of fires, which have occurred within neighborhoods in the City of Birmingham.

The fires occurred between September 2016 to present and include 10 in the Ensley area, 20 in Central Park and 10 in the West End area. Certified Fire Investigators (CFI’s), from ATF and the Birmingham Fire Department conducted origin and cause examinations in all the fire scenes.

ATF, Birmingham Fire and Police Departments are conducting the ongoing criminal investigation. Anyone with the information about the incident should call ATF at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473), or the Birmingham Metro Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777. Information can also be sent to ATF via the mobile app by using the Nashville Field Division as the location.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating fires and crimes of arson. For more information about ATF go to


Nashville Field Division