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(a) No person, by means of fire or explosion, shall knowingly cause or create a substantial risk of physical harm to any property of another without the other person’s consent.
(b) Whoever violates this section is guilty of arson. Except as otherwise provided in this division, violation of this section is a misdemeanor of the first degree. If the value of the property or the amount of physical harm involved is five hundred dollars ($500.00) or more, then the violation is a felony to be prosecuted under appropriate State law.
Aggravated arson, felony provisions, see Ohio R.C. 2909.02
Arson, felony provisions generally, see Ohio R.C. 2909.03
Convicted arsonist to make restitution to public agency, see Ohio R.C. 2929.28