fire-raising


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  • noun

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.
Whether it was a suicide attempt or not, it was a very deliberate piece of fire-raising,'' said Mr Thomas.
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.
Scottish Prison Service figures show that the number of wilful fire-raising incidents hit an all time high in 2011-12, with 57.
After admitting a charge, of wilful fire-raising, at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday he immediately announced he would be standing down as an MSP.
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.
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.
A FIRE-RAISING pensioner who risked his elderly neighbours' lives was jailed for 16 months yesterday.
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.
And Dr Stephen claims the pair are likely to have begun the fire-raising spree close to home.
Carmen Cairns, 28, who pled guilty to fire-raising, set a mattress on a landing alight after falling out with her family last July.