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Synonyms for arson


Synonyms for arson

malicious burning to destroy property

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Experts who have helped double arson detection rates in the North East are off to America to hone their skills.
Between 1999 and 2001, the coalition documented 685 arsons, bombings, attempted arsons and suspicious or undetermined tires at houses of worship.
If the Long Island arsons are the work of ELF, they are not isolated incidents.
The Home Office survey shows firebugs were responsible for 6,151 arson attacks in 1997 with the cost of damage caused soaring to nearly pounds 100 million.
The Clinton Administration has established the National Church Arson Task Force to investigate and solve church arsons and created the National Arson Prevention Initiative to help cities and congregations prevent future damage to houses of worship and to rebuild those that have been burned.
However, while the number of foreclosures has skyrocketed, potential foreclosure-related arsons have not followed suit.
In 2011, 15,640 law enforcement agencies provided 1-12 months of arson data and reported 52,333 arsons.
Mr Kemp said that out of last year's recorded arsons to date, 87 had been targeted against entertainment venues such as restaurants and pubs.
After three years sealed under court order, charges have been made public against the man who apparently participated in at least a dozen arsons for environmental causes and then worked undercover for investigators who brought down the largest eco-arson ring in the nation.
It will allow images of arsons, improvised explosives devices, and crime scenes to be shared online with law enforcement partners anywhere in the United States.
Car arsons were slashed by 27pc in the period April to December 6.
Los Angeles County supervisors posted a $50,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arsons in Ventura and San Bernardino counties.
The Academy teaches fire investigators the skills and methods needed to solve arsons committed for profit.
In 2010, 15,475 law enforcement agencies provided 1-12 months of arson data and reported 56,825 arsons.
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Springfield resident Kevin Tubbs to 12 years, seven months in prison for his role in nine arsons attributed to a secretive cell of radical underground environmental activists, ruling that four of his crimes were "terrorism" under federal law.