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39-14-302. Aggravated arson.

(a)  A person commits aggravated arson who commits arson as defined in § 39-14-301 or § 39-14-303:

     (1)  When one (1) or more persons are present therein; or

     (2)  When any person, including firefighters and law enforcement officials, suffers serious bodily injury as a result of the fire or explosion.

(b)  Aggravated arson is a Class A felony.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; 1997, ch. 284, § 2; 2005, ch. 353, § 15.]