1. A person commits the offense of negligent burning or exploding if he or she with criminal negligence causes damage to property or to the woodlands, cropland, grassland, prairie, or marsh of another by:
(1) Starting a fire or causing an explosion; or
(2) Allowing a fire burning on lands in his or her possession or control onto the property of another.
2. The offense of negligent burning or exploding is a class C misdemeanor.
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