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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Contact: Michael Knight

ATF Offers Reward in Christian Outreach Church Fire

ATF, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office seek the public’s help in the Christian Outreach Church Fire

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office-Fire Investigations Unit, have announced a reward for up to $ 2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for a fire that occurred on Jan. 29, at the Christian Outreach Church fire.



The Bradley County Fire and Rescue initially responded to the incident at 255 Rabbit Valley Road, NW. Security cameras in the area captured a video/picture of a person sought in possible connection to the fire.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact the Tennessee Arson Hotline (800) 762-3017 or ATF at (888) ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473), or send tips to ATF using the mobile app and the Nashville field division as the location.

ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving violent crimes of fire and arson. More information about ATF and its programs is available at


Nashville Field Division