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RCW 9A.48.020

Arson in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of arson in the first degree if he or she knowingly and maliciously:

     (a) Causes a fire or explosion which is manifestly dangerous to any human life, including firefighters; or

     (b) Causes a fire or explosion which damages a dwelling; or

     (c) Causes a fire or explosion in any building in which there shall be at the time a human being who is not a participant in the crime; or

     (d) Causes a fire or explosion on property valued at ten thousand dollars or more with intent to collect insurance proceeds.

     (2) Arson in the first degree is a class A felony.

[2007 c 218 § 63; 1981 c 203 § 2; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.48.020.]

Notes:

     Intent -- Finding -- 2007 c 218: See note following RCW 1.08.130.