Incident Summary:

07/07/2010: On Wednesday morning at 0800, in Sandy, Utah, United States, a member of the Animal Liberation Front, set a small fire at the Tiburon restaurant, causing about $10,000 in damages but no casualties. The Animal Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for the arson attack.

GTD ID:
201007070017

When:
2010-07-07

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Utah

City:
Sandy

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description The Tiburon restaurant in Sandy, Utah was targeted during the arson attack.
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $10,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
An unknown incendiary device was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Animal Liberation Front (ALF) North America Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Animal Liberation Press Office, Marcos Ortiz, Animal Activist Claims Responsibility for Arson, http://www.animalliberationpressoffice.org/Media/Media_10-07-07_tiburonfire_abc4.htmFires (July 07, 2010).
Sheena Mc Farland, Fire at Tiburon Restaurant Likely Set by Arsonist, Salt Lake Tribune, July 02, 2010.