Fire Damage Exceeds Several Million Dollars

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has offered a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any of several commercial fires set during the overnight hours of Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, 2016, in Milwaukee.

The ATF National Response Team will be on scene in Milwaukee to provide additional expertise in determining the cause and origin of these fires. 

Commercial fires currently under investigation by ATF and state and local partners are:

BP Gas Station at 3114 North Sherman Boulevard

O’Reilly Auto Parts at 3405 West Fond du Lac Avenue

BMO Harris Bank at 3536 West Fond du Lac Avenue

Jet Beauty Supply at 3501 West Burleigh Street

PJ’s Supermarket at 3079 North 21st Street

MJM Liquor Store at 2229 West Fond du Lac Avenue

A to Z Wholesale Liquor at 2233 West Fond du Lac Avenue

Big Jim’s Liquor at 2161 West Hopkins Street

Aggregate losses are estimated to exceed several million dollars. 

Anyone having information about these fires should call the toll free ATF hotline at 888-ATF-FIRE (888-283-3473). Callers may remain anonymous.

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