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Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?

JTA — As wildfires raged in Israel last week, rhetoric linking arson to terrorism heated up.

For about a week, fires across the country burned huge swaths of land, destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses, and forced tens of thousands of people to flee. 851 more words

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TBI: 2 juveniles charged in connection with Gatlinburg wildfires

GATLINBURG (WIAT/WATE) – Officials Wednesday announced two juveniles have been arrested and charged with aggravated arson for their roles in the Gatlinburg wildfires.

Officials said the fires began in the Chimney Tops area of the Great Smoky Mountains. 207 more words

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Firefighter admits to setting blazes to get paid for putting them out

NORTH CAROLINA (CNN) – Talk about keeping yourself in business.

A North Carolina firefighter admitted he intentionally set fires on an Indian reservation so he could get paid for putting them out. 119 more words

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Police Seek Laundry Mat Arson Suspect

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are looking for a man who set fire to a trash can in a laundry mat in South Oakland last month. 113 more words

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Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Set Connecticut House Ablaze

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – An East Windsor man who authorities say tried to set a Manchester house on fire but failed due to rain has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree arson. 119 more words

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Man pleads guilty to trying to set Connecticut house ablaze

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An East Windsor man who authorities say tried to set a Manchester house on fire but failed due to rain has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree arson. 127 more words

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