Rochester Fire Department - Arson Hotline



Arson effects everyone

web_familydollarThere are many arson fires throughout the city of Rochester each year causing thousands of dollars in property damage. According to the United States Fire Administration, Arson is the leading cause of fires in the United States and the second leading cause of deaths and injuries. Arson fires cause over $1.5 billion in property losses each year nationally.

Arson effects everyone. Arson destroys city neighborhoods, decreases property values and produces unsafe structures. Take control of this violent crime by getting involved.

Don't let the crime of ARSON take your neighborhood, get involved

  • Call in a tip to Crime Stoppers at 423-9300

  • Submit a tip via text to   “CRIMES”  or 274637  then in the text area type “Safetip” then type in the tip information. This is the link to the ‘Text-a-Tip’ "how to" information

  • You can also submit a Crime Stopper tip online. Go to and use ID 177. 





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