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39-14-303. Setting fire to personal property or land.

(a)  A person commits arson who knowingly damages any personal property, land, or other property, except buildings or structures covered under § 39-14-301, by means of a fire or explosion:

     (1)  Without the consent of all persons who have a possessory or proprietary interest therein; or

     (2)  With intent to destroy or damage any such property for any unlawful purpose.

(b)  A violation of this section is a Class E felony.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]