2018 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 14 - Offenses Against Property
Part 3 - Arson--Explosives
§ 39-14-304. Reckless burning.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-14-304 (2018)
  • (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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