ATF, Amtrak offer $10,000 reward for information on alleged arson at Amtrak maintenance facility

May 14, 2021 |  Investigations Press Release

For Immediate Release

May 14, 2021


INDIANAPOLIS – Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Amtrak Office of Inspector General; and Amtrak’s Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual or individuals responsible for setting fire to two buildings at Amtrak’s Beech Grove Maintenance Facility at approximately 12:30 a.m. on May 2, 2021.


At least one individual set fire to two buildings at the facility, located at 202 Garstang Street, in Beech Grove, Indiana, causing approximately $750,000 to $1,000,000 in damage to the buildings.


A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the identification, arrest, and successful prosecution of the individual(s) responsible for this fire.


Anyone with information about this incident should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Individuals may also email, or contact ATF through its website at Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting


ATF is investigating this case jointly with the Amtrak Police, the Amtrak OIG, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Beech Grove Fire Department.


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