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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) This section does not apply if the violation is done with purpose to defraud or the property involved is a statehouse or courthouse, school building or other building or structure that is owned or controlled by the State, any political subdivision, or any department, agency or instrumentality of the State or a political subdivision, and that is used for public purposes.
(Ord. 42-02. Passed 9-3-2002.)
(c) Whoever violates this section is guilty of arson, a misdemeanor of the first degree if the value of the property or the amount of physical harm involved is less than one thousand dollars ($1,000). (Ord. 13-12. Passed 3-5-2012.)