AL 13A-7-41. Arson; first degree.

Alabama Code

TITLE 13A Criminal Code

CHAPTER 7 Offenses Involving Damage to and Intrusion upon Property

Article 3 Arson and Explosives (§§ 13A-7-40 — 13A-7-44)

§ 13A-7-41. Arson; first degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of arson in the first degree if he intentionally damages a building by starting or maintaining a fire or causing an explosion, and when:

(1) Another person is present in such building at the time, and

(2) The actor knows that fact, or the circumstances are such as to render the presence of a person therein a reasonable possibility.

(b) Arson in the first degree is a Class A felony.