Friday, October 30, 2020

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

Birdeye view of the warehouse after the flames were extinguished.

Amazon distribution center engulfed in flames.

 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  

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

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