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Synonyms for arsonist



Synonyms for arsonist

a criminal who illegally sets fire to property

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The arsonist is suspected to have taken advantage of the loud music which was being played at a funeral in a home neighbouring the school and sneaked into compound through a fence and lit the fire.The school's principal, Mr Simon Wetanga, said night guards raised the alarm after they noticed smoke billowing from the building.
A serial arsonist in Florida was sentenced last month to 18 years in prison and 12 years of probation for two counts of arson to an occupied dwelling and one count of arson to a motorcycle, according to a statement from Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis
She branded the arsonist as a "scumbag", adding: "Fireman said two minutes later the whole house would have gone up.
Police said the arsonist ran away in the direction of The Deanery High School and Wigan and Leigh College.
The student said that they heard a loud bang before the fire broke out, signalling that the arsonists must have used a petrol bomb.
The arsonist threw something at a front window of the home, which caused fire damage to the outside of the property.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is an arsonist. The minute America left Iraq, he deliberately arrested Sunni leaders, deprived them of budgets and stopped paying the Sunni tribesmen who rose up against al-Qaida.
Ferguson, however, says to Beckett that McCann had called him to know about the serial arsonist, and that he has nothing to do with his murder.
The Irish Independent (July 8) reported that the arsonist was given an 18-month jail sentence.
Police are now hunting the arsonist, and revealed they are also investigating a blaze started d e l i b e r at e ly at n e a r by Kirkheaton Cricket Club.
For the second time in the history of the club, an arsonist had struck.
Melbourne, Feb.12 (ANI): Police in the Australian state of Victoria have launched a manhunt for a "serial arsonist" after clearing the two men they had arrested earlier of any wrongdoing in connection with bush fires ravaging the region.
A bill that would create a national arsonist registry passed the House of Representatives by a voice vote Wednesday, December 5, and now awaits consideration from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
But Schwarzenegger insists that low-level enforcement efforts will continue in Nevada, where Golden State police agents are working with local authorities to apprehend suspected arsonist cells within in the Silver State.