arson arson  /ˈɑr sən/


  • (n) malicious burning to destroy property



  1. Online-only interview with Juwono Sudarsono.
  2. Already in perpetual fiscal crisis the city was plunged into a 25-hour blackout on July 13 that saw massive looting and arson.
  3. Authorities have launched a homicide investigation after determining a massive Los Angeles-area blaze that killed two firefighters was arson.


  1. EPFD: Arson suspected after items set on fire at vacant home

    El Paso Fire Marshals are investigating a suspected arson in Central El Paso that happened early Sunday morning. Authorities said firefighters were called out to the 3300 block of Porter Ave. at 3:34 A.M., where smoke and flames were showing from the side of a single story home.  Crews were able to extinguish the bulk of the fire in less than 15 minutes.  A fire investigator said items left on ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

  2. Arson fire at Central El Paso vacant home causes $20,000 in damage

    An arson fire at a vacant house in Central El Paso caused $20,000 in damage to a small one-bedroom apartment behind the home, El Paso fire officials said.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: El Paso Times

  3. Arson investigation retrial for business owner

    An arson investigator took the stand in a retrial for a St. Matthews business owner accused of setting fire to her store.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAVE 3 Louisville

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  1. "I most sharply condemn the violence, looting and arson," Tadic said in a statement. "There is no excuse for the violence. Nobody can justify what happened yesterday."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Boris Tadic Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Mugabe, campaigning in the central Kadoma district Monday, accused Tsvangirai and other leaders of the Movement for Democratic Change of condoning "arson and violence across the country," state radio reported.
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Robert Mugabe Source: CNN International

  3. "Given the recent wave of incidents targeting American mosques, a possible bias motive for this apparent arson attack must be considered," Hooper said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Ibrahim Hooper Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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