Arson Endangering Property

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What is “Arson Endangering Property,” Exactly?

Our criminal defense attorneys look forward to explaining all your rights and options at this time. In the meantime, here is the answer to the above question based on the actual language from the statute:

(c) ARSON ENDANGERING PROPERTY. –A person commits a felony of the second degree if he intentionally starts a fire or causes an explosion, whether on his own property or that of another, or if he aids, counsels, pays or agrees to pay another to cause a fire or explosion, and if:

(1) he commits the act with intent of destroying or damaging a building or unoccupied structure of another;

(2) he thereby recklessly places an inhabited building or occupied structure of another in danger of damage or destruction; or

(3) he commits the act with intent of destroying or damaging any property, whether his own or of another, to collect insurance for such loss.

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