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Arson Awareness Week

Arson Awareness Week is always the first full week of May. The U.S. Fire Administration has a different theme every year.
MSP Fire Investigators examining a fire scene.

The U.S. Fire Administration's Arson Awareness Week theme for 2022 is Arson in Homeless Communities: Engagement – Education – Outreach.

The focus will be on:

  • Explaining common motives for arson fires in homeless communities.
  • Addressing accidental incidents of fire.
  • Highlighting injury and incident statistics.
  • Identifying resources and training opportunities to help the fire service create outreach strategies and programs.
  • Showcasing successful mitigation concepts throughout the United States.

Check the Arson Awareness Week page for more details. 


Arson Watch Reward Program - 1-800-682-9229

Arson Watch Reward Program Poster with Hotline Number 1-800682-9229

The Arson Watch Reward Program is sponsored by the property and casualty insurance underwriting companies in Massachusetts. The program will pay UP TO $5,000 to anyone who provides information that helps us prevent or detect an arson crime.

Anyone can call the Arson Hotline, confidentially, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, with information that can help prevent or solve a fire.