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(1) A person is guilty of arson in the first degree if he or she knowingly and maliciously:
(a) Causes a fire or explosion which is manifestly dangerous to any human life, including firefighters; or
(b) Causes a fire or explosion which damages a dwelling; or
(c) Causes a fire or explosion in any building in which there shall be at the time a human being who is not a participant in the crime; or
(d) Causes a fire or explosion on property valued at ten thousand dollars or more with intent to collect insurance proceeds.
(2) Arson in the first degree is a class A felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 9A. Washington Criminal Code § 9A.48.020. Arson in the first degree - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-9a-washington-criminal-code/wa-rev-code-9a-48-020.html
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