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fire-raising

in Scots criminal law, wilful fire-raising is the crime of setting a fire with the intention so to do.
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The fire-raiser used a plank as a makeshift ramp to get over the 10ft-high, barbed-wire, perimeter fence just after 4am.
It emerged today the mystery fire-raiser, who targeted the house in Warton Terrace, Heaton, Newcastle, had taken a flammable liquid to the scene.
A mystery fire-raiser is setting cars alight while they are parked outside owners' homes.
The Lords is also not only a terrific job-creation scheme, with a record 789 squeezed on to the red benches, but also a terrific rehabilitation centre for ex-offenders such as the fire-raiser Lord Watson and perjurer, Lord Archer.
Fire-raiser Mark Eaton struck in a bizarre revenge attack as mum Karen Rusted and her three children slept.
A FIRE-raiser aged 10 was banned by a court yesterday from having matches or cigarette lighters until his 16th birthday.
The fire-raiser, from St George's Cross, Glasgow, was caught on CCTV and traced through the taxi firm he called to pick him up from the centre in Pollokshields.
A convicted fire-raiser who put lives at risk by tampering with a gas meter has been warned he faces years behind bars unless he mends his ways.
The fire-raiser struck twice at Lydgate Court, off Coton Road, Nuneaton, yesterday, first at 2.30am and then again at 6.30am.
The fire-raiser then jumped into a white Audi A3, which sped off.
She said the fire-raiser was dealt with "according to school disciplinary procedures".
Taylor got a seat in the Lords just like fire-raiser LordWatson of Invergowrie, who might now be able to give his fellow Lord some prison tips - like where not to bend down to pick up stuff.