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The criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property,
  1. The criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property
    • - police are treating the fire as arson
    • - an arson attack

  1. malicious burning to destroy property; "the British term for arson is fire-raising"
  2. (arsonist) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property
  3. Arson is the crime of intentionally and maliciously setting fire to structures or wildland areas. It may be distinguished from other causes such as spontaneous combustion and natural wildfires. ...
  4. (The Arsonist) The Arsonist (Kaki bakar) is a 1995 Malaysian drama film directed by U-Wei Haji Saari. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.
  5. (The Arsonists) The Arsonists are an underground hip hop group. Their album, As the World Burns (1999), reached #78 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and yielded the single "Pyromaniax", which went to #43 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart.
  6. A crime of setting a fire with intent to cause damage
  7. (arsonry) Arson
  8. (Arsonist) Malicious individuals who purposely set fire to the woods without regard to its effects on human life or property.  Usually done during the hottest, driest, and windiest times of year to increase the level of damage caused by the fire.
  9. The deliberate setting of a fire.
  10. Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.
  11. The willful, unlawful burning of property. If it is proved the policyholder was responsible for the arson, the insurance company will not pay for the loss.
  12. The deliberate and intentional burning of property by its owner or by another person.
  13. Some countries define "arson" as the intentional setting of a fire to a building in which people live; others include as "arson" the intentionally setting of a fire to any building. In either case, this is a very serious crime and is punishable by a long jail sentence.
  14. To unlawfully and intentionally damage, or attempt to damage, any real or personal property by fire or incendiary device.
  15. The deliberate destruction of property by fire. Arson for profit involves fraud against an insurer. Arson losses may also be caused by vandals or children. .
  16. The intentional setting afire of property.
  17. the malicious burning of another's house or property, or in some statutes, the burning of one's own house or property, as to collect insurance.
  18. The crime of willfully burning one’s own or another’s property.
  19. Intentionally causing a fire to destroy the property in a criminal manner.
  20. the crime of maliciously (or perhaps recklessly) setting fire to property, especially a dwelling. Punishable in various degrees, depending upon the circumstances.
  21. Unlawfully damaging real or personal property by means of fire or explosives. The property must have a value of $150 or more. This offense includes damaging one's own property with the intent to defraud an insurer.
  22. The act of unlawfully setting fire to property.
  23. Intentionally starting or attempting to start any fire or combustion.
  24. (n) : the wilful setting on fire to anything
  25. Willfully or maliciously burning another's building.