Tennessee Code Title 39. Criminal Offenses § 39-14-304

(a) A person commits reckless burning who:

(1) Recklessly starts a fire on the land, building, structure or personal property of another;

(2) Starts a fire on the person's own land, building, structure or personal property and recklessly allows the fire to escape and burn the property of another;  or

(3) Knowingly starts an open air or unconfined fire in violation of a burning ban as provided in § 39-14-306(b) .

(b) Reckless burning is a Class A misdemeanor.

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