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Law Enforcement and Investigation (LEI) - Report Arson

The Alabama Forestry Commission provides an arson and forest crimes hotline that citizens can call to report:

  • Suspicious activity in areas where wildfires have occurred
  • Theft of timber
  • Theft or vandalism of timber harvesting equipment

The toll-free number is 1-800-222-2927. Information provided is confidential and you will remain anonymous.