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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

February 10, 2009

Contact: Contact: Special Agent Marc Jackson, ATF PIO

Cell: (404) 886-8096

ATF Doubles Reward for Information on Fort Benning J.A.G. Office Building Fire

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that they are offering an additional $5,000 for information that would assist investigators in determining the cause of the fire that occurred on Feb. 6, at the Ft. Benning Judge Advocate General (J.A.G.) Office building.

ATF is matching the $5,000 reward offered earlier by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) for information on the fire.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact CID at 706-545-8915 or e-mail CID at, or ATF’s 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473).

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating fires and crimes of arson. More information on ATF can be found at