Our Fire/Arson Investigators are responsible for investigating fires and explosions in the unincorporated areas of Travis County, examining fire scenes to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

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Arson Information

Help stop arson in Travis County!

Contact CRIMESTOPPERS at (512) 472-TIPS: (512) 472-8477
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Arson is a serious crime and is the second leading cause of residential fire deaths! National statistics indicate that one out of every four fires is arson, killing 500 people and causing an estimated $900 million in property damage each year.

Arson in Travis County is in line with national statistics, accounting for approximately 20% of all fires investigated by the Travis County Fire Marshal's Office.