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Synonyms for arsonist

a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

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A student of Coulson Boys secondary school is fighting for his life after fire gutted the institution's dormitory in a suspected arsonist attack.
The Fire Service extinguished the flames and police continue to search for evidence that may help track down the arsonists.
Watch Commander Ry Forrester tweeted a video on Friday morning showing just a snapshot of the bins on fire and hit out at the arsonists asking "What if we were required elsewhere?
Cleveland Fire Brigade has unveiled a string of safety tips, after figures revealed arsonists caused havoc last summer.
In total, 6,875 hours were wasted by the fire service tacking blazes started by arsonists from 2011-2015, figures under a Freedom of Information request revealed.
As temperatures rose last week, it was announced that Labor has implemented a Coalition policy it once called in opposition as a "quick-fix": using GPS devices to track convicted arsonists.
Watch Commander Kevin Rowsell, of Northfield Fire Station, said: "We believe the fire was started by arsonists.
It takes arsonists to really get these sectarian fires blazing, and, "unless they set them and fan them and give them fuel,'' they will more often than not die out.
Officers investigating the incident say the arsonists entered the rear yard and deliberately set fire to rubbish where bins were stored and then made off.
Last April arsonists deliberately set alight some rubbish and old furniture in the building.
SDLP Social Development Minister Alex Attwood visited the property and condemned the arsonists.
Birkenhead watch manager Andy Blythe said: "This spot has been a target for arsonists recently.
YOUTH leaders determined arsonists would not put them out of business for the second time in their club's 48 year history now have a brand new building - two years after their last one was razed to the ground.
POLICE were today hunting arsonists responsible for a fire which killed a company director.
Deputy Chief Chris Logan of the Los Angeles Fire Department said the arsonist or arsonists were especially gutsy and brazen because while firefighters were battling two fires, three more were set.