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malicious burning to destroy property

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The service has reviewed the rise in arsons in the area, and the results of that review would likely be presented at a future meeting.
Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen said 19 arsons attacks took place in 2017 while 13 were recorded so far this year.
Officials have said the Earth Liberation Front cell was responsible for 20 arsons around the West that did $40 million in damage.
The number of arsons reported by individual law enforcement agencies is available in Tables 8-11, arson trend data (indicating a year-to-year change) are in Tables 12-15, and arson clearance data (crimes solved) can be found in Arson Table 2 and Tables 25-28.
Inspector Jo Floyd said: "It's important to note the vast majority of these incidents are low-level grass fires and rubbish fires started by youths - they are not arsons with criminal intent to damage property or endanger life.
Hershbarger and Miller (1978, 275-290) continued this line of research, relating commercial arsons to the number of business bankruptcy cases filed, duration of unemployment, and other indicators of general business vitality.
Its target, back in 2003, was to reduce the number of deliberate fires by ten per cent by 2010 but the team exceeded initial expectations by achieving a 73 per cent reduction in arsons.
The average dollar loss value for arsons of industrial and manufacturing structures.
Merseyside Fire Service said that while numbers of arsons in the region were high, efforts to educate young people about the dangers of fire have caused figures to drop off in the past three years.
For well over 15 years, juveniles have contributed significantly to the number of arsons in the United States.
An assault on the scourge of arsons has been launched in County Durham.
A report commissioned by the Arson Prevention Bureau said there were 31,516 arsons recorded by police in England and Wales in 1997 and 60,472 in 2000-01, a rise of 92%.
This includes visiting the scene of arsons and using investigative techniques to determine what methods were used to set the fire.
Although the issue has faded from national attention, a South Carolina-based organization is studiously keeping track of the number of houses of worship that continue to be ravaged by arson, firebombings or attempted arsons.