fire-raising fire-raising

Definition(s):

  • (n) malicious burning to destroy property

Synonym(s)

News

  • Two Union Parish Inmates Charged with Fire-Raising

    Union Parish Sheriff's Deputies confirmed two detention center inmates were booked on additional charges over the weekend of fire-raising in a correctional facility.
    on April 9, 2014     Source: NBC 10 - FOX 14 Monroe

Quotes

  • Tory justice spokeswoman Annabel Goldie said: "A crime is committed every 78 seconds, with a drug crime and act of vandalism or fire-raising every quarter of an hour, a violent attack every half-hour and an act of indecency every 80 minutes."
    on Jun 15, 2004 By: Annabel Goldie Source: BBC News

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