Fire at Cosmopolitan in Indianapolis was Intentionally Set
Reward Offered in Cosmopolitan Arson
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the fire. Anyone with information about the fire should call 1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473) or (317) 262-TIPS (317-262-8477). All calls will be kept confidential.
The team of investigators have taken photographs, recovered potential evidence from the scene for laboratory analysis and conducted more than 50 interviews throughout the community. The ATF NRT will depart
“The information developed was reviewed and analyzed to assist in determining the cause of the fire. The evidence will be analyzed by the ATF National Laboratory. Indianapolis ATF agents will continue to work shoulder to shoulder with
The investigators would like to extend their appreciation to the citizens of
ATF’s NRT, comprising ATF personnel from across the country, responded to the scene to work alongside state and local investigators. The NRT includes a canine team, certified fire investigators, forensic chemist, electrical and fire protection engineers, and additional specialists. This NRT activation was the 14th this fiscal year and 672nd since the 1978 inception of the NRT program.
Contacts: SA Kim Riddell, ATF PIO (330) 360-2063 (cell) Jeff Duhammel, IMPD PIO (317) 327-3424 Rita Reith, IFD PIO (317) 761-6562 (pager) Rachel Meyer, IDHS PIO (317) 234-6713
SOURCE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives