Reward offered for info about Burkesville City Hall arson

Louisville, KY – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Louisville Field Division today announced the reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for the recent arson fire of Burkesville City Hall.

ATF is offering rewards of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the October 25, 2020 arson of Burkesville City Hall located at 214 Upper Street in Cumberland County, Kentucky, at approximately 6am, Central Daylight Time. ATF is conducting the investigation with assistance from Kentucky State Police, Burkesville Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office, Cumberland County Emergency Management, and the Burkesville Fire Department.

ATF is requesting anyone with information to contact ATF at 1-270-393-4755 or the ATF tip line 1-888-ATF-Fire / (888) 283-347 or send a txt to 63975. Information can also be sent to, through ATF’s website at .

Tips can also be sent anonymously via the reportit® app using ATF Louisville Field Division as the location. It is available through the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and at

ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving violent crime investigations involving arson and arson-for-profit and conducting fire scene examinations. More information about ATF and its programs is available at

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