(a) A person commits the crime of arson in the third degree when he damages property of another by starting a fire or causing an explosion.
(b) Arson in the third degree is:
(1) a class D felony if the defendant acted knowingly;
(2) a class A misdemeanor if the defendant acted recklessly; or
(3) a class B misdemeanor if the defendant acted with criminal negligence.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: 15 ASC 181, 15 ASC 182.