Crime of Burning of Wildlands

What is the crime of Burning of Wild lands in Arizona a violation of A.R.S. 13-1706?

Burning of Wild lands in Arizona can happen under many circumstances by setting a fire intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence. It is the unlawful burning of Wild lands that is prohibited and can happen when a fire passes from one person's land who is lawfully engaged in burning his own grounds to another person's grounds.

What are the penalties for burning of wild lands in Arizona.

If the burning is done intentionally and places another person in danger of death or serious injury or danger of damage to any building or occupied structure of another then this is a class 3 felony.

A burning in violation of any rule or order issued by a government entity that bans, prohibits, restricts or otherwise regulates fires during extreme periods of fire hazard when done intentionally or knowingly is a class 6 felony.

If the burning of the Wild lands is done recklessly then this is a class 1 misdemeanor.

If the burning of Wild lands is done with criminal negligence then this is a class 2 misdemeanor.

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