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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 26, 2020
Contact: Ginger Colbrun, ATF Public Information Officer

ATF Offers $5K Reward for Information on Amazon Warehouse Arson in Redlands

REDLANDS, Calif. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Redlands Fire Department announced a reward today of up to $5,000 for information related to the arrest of those responsible for starting a fire that destroyed the Amazon distribution center in Redlands, California.

A fire erupted around 5:30 a.m., June 2, at the 600,000-square-foot warehouse, located at 2255 W. Lugonia Ave., Redlands, California. After the fire broke out about 100 employees evacuated and no one was injured. The fire caused total destruction of the warehouse with an estimated loss of more than $200 million.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Redlands Fire Department Tip Hotline at (909) 245-6587 or email Fire Investigator Chris Randolph at and/or Police Detective Matt Friesen at  

Amazon distribution center engulfed in flames.


Birdeye view of the warehouse after the flames were extinguished.

This investigation is being conducted jointly by the ATF Los Angeles Field Division and Redlands Fire Department


Los Angeles Field Division