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Police Continue To Investigate Incident At Amazon

December 12, 2017
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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department, working in coordination with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Chesterfield Fire and EMS, continues to investigate a fire that occurred at the Amazon Fulfillment Center at 1901 Meadowville Technology Parkway last week.

At about 5 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, firefighters responded to the facility for a report of smoke in the building. Upon arrival, firefighters located a fire that had been extinguished before their arrival. The fire occurred in a shipping bin on the facility’s first floor. No one was injured.

At this time, the investigation indicates the fire was caused by an incendiary device.

The ATF is offering a reward in the amount of $2,500 for information leading to an arrest in this case. Additionally, Crime Solvers offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest, which brings the total possible reward in this case to $3,500.  

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251; the ATF confidential tip line at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477) or online at ATFTips@atf.gov; or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.



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