fire-raising


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Synonyms for fire-raising

malicious burning to destroy property

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Defence lawyer Peter Keene said his client still maintained he was not guilty of wilful fire-raising.
Judge Huw Daniel, sitting at Mold Crown Court said that he had a public duty to ensure that the boy - who can't be named for legal reasons - was put away for some time so that he could not indulge himself in his fire-raising activities.
Whether it was a suicide attempt or not, it was a very deliberate piece of fire-raising,'' said Mr Thomas.
Here, facts and theories on all aspects of the fire-raising conundrum are presented in a short monograph with plenty of references.
DI Scott McCallum, of Paisley CID, said: "These fresh searches are part of our extensive ongoing inquiries into this wilful fire-raising on Monday.
A FIRE-RAISING attack could be linked to the violent turf war between Glasgow's Lyons and Daniel crime clans.
There was a lot of willful fire-raising, anti-social behaviour and a lot of drug peddlers in the area who were preying on the kids.
The fire-raising thugs who caused Somali asylum-seeker Faduma Hassan to throw her baby to safety before jumping herself from her Glasgow tenement window leaves a terrible shame for the whole of Scotland to bear.
FIRE-RAISING teenagers are believed to have caused damage worth hundreds of pounds to a 530-seater rugby stand during weekend drinking sessions.
The Newcastle Arson Task Force was set up in the West End of the city in 1997 in a bid to reduce shocking figures of fire-raising in the city.
First, the emphasis upon the need to view fire-raising behaviour as a sign of an underlying problem.
Assistant chief officer Dave McGown, SFRS director of prevention and protection, said: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have a zerotolerance approach to deliberate fire-raising because it puts communities at great risk.
A SECURITY firm owned by gangster Lewis "Scooby" Rodden has been targeted in a series of fire-raising attacks.
He spent eight months in jail two years ago for fire-raising.